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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 Ivan Cantor'Release the memo' — let's stop pretending that Democrats are the defenders of the FBI Raúl Labrador, a model for Hispanic politicians reaching higher Eric Cantor: Moore ‘deserves to lose’ MORE (R-Va.) said in a statement the measures are a package of three bills from Rep. Cory GardnerCory Scott GardnerRepublicans interested in Romney leading NRSC: report Overnight Finance: Mnuchin promises new Russia sanctions after uproar | Dow drops ahead of Trump State of the Union | GOP senators call on Trump to protect NAFTA | Regulators subpoena major bitcoin exchange Senate Republicans call on Trump to preserve NAFTA MORE (R-Colo.), Bill JohnsonWilliam (Bill) Leslie JohnsonWeek ahead: GOP looks to overhaul natural gas, utilities laws Womack wins initial support to become Budget chairman This week: Clock ticks toward shutdown deadline MORE (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.