House puts reforming EPA reg process on January agenda

The House announced its plans on Thursday to bring forward a package of regulatory reform measures aimed at curbing the Environmental Protection Agency's regulatory process.

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House Majority Leader Eric CantorEric CantorTrump’s Breitbart hire sends tremors through Capitol Hill Cantor: Trump and Clinton 'very imperfect' Republican exodus from Trump grows MORE (R-Va.) said in a statement the measures are a package of three bills from Rep. Cory GardnerCory GardnerGOP rips 'reckless' Gitmo transfers Pot proponents plot legislative blitz Tim Kaine backs call to boost funding for Israeli missile defense MORE (R-Colo.), Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), and Bob Latta (R-Ohio).

Together, the bills "reduce the red tape inhibiting job creation and keeps our environment healthy," Cantor said in a statement on Thursday.

They are aimed at improving the "federal and state relationship when dealing with hazardous waste."

The Hill's Floor Action blog reported the news on Monday, detailing the package's provisions here.