H.J.Res. 72: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units”.

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Oct 26, 2015


Reported by Committee on Nov 18, 2015

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 18, 2015.


Ed Whitfield

Representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district



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Oct 26, 2015

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Nov 18, 2015
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H.J.Res. 72 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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