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  • Petitions

    Comments on Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards

    September 1, 2015

    We recently submitted comments to the EPA regarding their endangerment finding and advance notice of proposed rulemaking on greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft.

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    Policy Integrity Helps Reform Federal Rulemaking Petition Process

    December 8, 2014

    Individuals have the right to petition federal agencies to issue, amend, or repeal regulations, but agencies lack a uniform process for handling these petitions. Policy Integrity recently worked with the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS), an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process, to create new guidelines for the petition process. In early December, ACUS adopted new recommendations for federal agencies, based on Policy Integrity’s research and suggestions.

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  • Petitions

    Proposal for ACUS Project on Petitions for Rulemaking

    October 11, 2013

    Policy Integrity submitted a proposal to the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) for the development of recommendations on citizens’ petitions for rulemaking.

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  • Petitions

    EPA Petition to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    February 19, 2013

    Policy Integrity submitted a petition today urging the EPA to fulfill its obligation under Section 115 of the Clean Air Act to instruct all fifty states to cut greenhouse gas emissions. If EPA ignores or denies the petition, Policy Integrity can pursue appropriate legal action to force the agency to respond.

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  • Petitions

    Petition to BOEMRE on Option Value

    April 25, 2011

    This morning, Policy Integrity petitioned the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) to reconsider its leasing policies, which may encourage over-drilling. The topic is the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act’s (OCSLA) requirement of the Secretary of the Interior to develop five-year schedules that specify the timing for offshore leasing activity.

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