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Delayed, Diluted, and Defunct: Oct. 25th Briefing on the Broken Regulatory Process

Submitted by on October 21, 2013 – 10:27 am
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Smaller danger


The safety of the food we eat, the air we breathe, the cars we driveCongress enacted landmark laws to tackle these threats to the public. Yet today, many of the rules required to execute these laws have been delayed and/or weakened under pressure from powerful interests. What’s at stake for the public, and what can be done to stop unnecessary regulatory delay?

A briefing featuring:

  • Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
  • John D. Walke, Director of Climate and Clean Air Program, Natural Resources Defense Council  
  • Peg Seminario, Health and Safety Director, AFL-CIO
  • Caroline Smith DeWaal, Food Safety Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest
  • Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform
  • Katherine McFate, President of the Center for Effective Government


Sponsored by

Center for Effective Government, Center for Progressive Reform, National Consumers League, Public Citizen, and the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards  

 Hosted by

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Federal Rights and Agency Actions