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Adam Gustafson Testifies Before Congress on EPA’s Reconsideration of Mercury Rule Cost-Benefit Analysis

BG&A partner Adam Gustafson testified today at a hearing before the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations. The hearing concerned EPA’s reconsideration of the Obama Administration’s supplemental finding that EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standard for coal-fired power plants was “appropriate and necessary” under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act. On remand from the Supreme…

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Ambassador Gray Testifies on the Constitutionality of Dodd-Frank and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Today Boyden Gray testified on the constitutionality of Dodd-Frank and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on the Constitution. Ambassador Gray raised concerns about CFPB’s lack of accountability arising from its independence from both Congress and the President. He criticized the Bureau’s recent mass data grabs gathering information from millions of…

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Ambassador Gray Testifies in Support of Regulatory Reform and Accountability

Yesterday Boyden Gray testified in support of the Regulatory Accountability Act before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce. Ambassador Gray applauded the bill’s requirement of cost-benefit analysis for new federal regulations, including regulations by so-called independent agencies. He also praised the REINS Act, which would…

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