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 CantorWhat to watch for in Comey’s testimony Trump nominates two new DOD officials Brat: New ObamaCare repeal bill has 'significant' changes MORE (R-Va.) said in a statement the measures are a package of three bills from Rep. Cory GardnerCory GardnerActivists spend 24 hours in GOP senator's office to protest ObamaCare repeal New Alexandra Pelosi documentary brings together GOP, Dem members GOP ObamaCare fight faces do-or-die procedural vote 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.