REINing in Obama’s Regulatory Train Wreck

The House this week is considering two pieces of legislation designed to increase congressional oversight of the Obama administration’s jobs-killing regulatory agenda. One of the bills specifically targets the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) energy-related rules and mandates. H.R. 1582, the Energy Consumers Relief Act, requires the EPA to submit to Congress a detailed analysis of […]

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New Congressional report exposes the fact that fuel economy mandates are ideologically driven and will put Americans’ safety at risk

For years we at the Institute for Energy Research have highlighted the problems with the Obama administration’s corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) mandate. We have written comments to the administration (here and here) and explained how raising the fuel economy standard will reduce safety, price drivers out of the market, and reduce automobile choice and […]

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ISSA REPORT: 'DISTURBING, BUT NOT SURPRISING

WASHINGTON D.C. — IER President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement upon today’s release of the House Oversight Committee report, entitled “A Dismissal of Safety, Choice, and Cost: The Obama Administration’s New Auto Regulations.” The investigation — led by Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) — reveals how White House officials misled the American public and […]

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