11 Mar '17, 7pm

REINS Act: New Bill Passes to Stop Environmental Regulations

Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will affect any future governmental action taken for environmental standards, public health, consumer protection, labor standards, occupational safety. The bill is called REINS Act, and it calls for any major regulation that is related to the Executive Agency should be first passed as a resolution in the House of Congress within 70 days. This means that in the Republican-dominated House, environmental regulations that involve corporates’ interest would be unlikely to pass. If this law is put into action, the Congress will have every regulation proposed on its table. Since environmental regulations that are put due to climate change are under controversial issues, the possibility of passing these regulatory and standard laws will technically be impossible, and this will only benefit large corporates. For example, if...

Full article: https://www.greenoptimistic.com/reins-act-environment-201...

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