Whitfield Stands Up to EPA for Lower Gas Prices

Congressman Ed Whitfield (R–KY) has released legislation that would force the Obama Administration to reveal how its environmental regulations impact gasoline prices. Specifically, the Gasoline Regulations Act of 2012 would create a Transportation Fuels Regulatory Committee consisting of officials from the Departments of Energy, Transportation, Commerce, Labor, and Treasury, plus representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency, the International Trade Commission, and the Energy Information Agency. The purpose of the committee would be to report on the full economic impact of a series of Environmental Protection Agency actions on gasoline prices.

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