Senate has a chance to roll back an unreasonable Obama regulation on methane

In the waning days of his administration, President Obama ordered one final offensive in his preposterous war on fossil fuels. His Bureau of Land Management snuck the Methane and Waste Prevention rule into effect with no regard for the fact that it will harm taxpayers, hamper the economy, kill jobs and threaten the environment.

Now Nevada’s U.S. senators, Dean Heller and Catherine Cortez Masto, have an opportunity to help kill the regulation before the real damage begins.

Under the Congressional Review Act, federal lawmakers are allowed to overturn bureaucratic rules for a short time after a regulation is put into place. The House has already voted to overrule the methane scheme and now it’s up to the Senate to adopt a companion bill that makes the repeal official…
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