This time Congress is not Helping Trump Destroy the Planet

By Rebecca Leber, Mother Jones, April 13, 2017

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From: Justine
Summary: This article discusses the Congressional Review Act (CRA), a 1996 law that lets Congress overturn federal rulemaking with a simple majority vote. The Trump administration is using this law to work toward overturning regulations passed by the Obama administration.
Relevance: The article includes information on some regulations that have already been overturned and discusses in detail a regulation limiting methane emissions on public lands. The take-away is that Congress has some power to limit harmful environmental policy, and some Republicans are refusing to overturn regulations that they think are particularly harmful.
Action: Keep informed about environmental regulations and bills and push Congress not to pass harmful environmental policy

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