Inhofe asks Obama to withhold action on tighter ozone standards

Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., urged the Obama administration to withhold tighter ozone rules, as an investigation conducted by the senator's staff found that some members of the Environmental Protection Agency's advisory panel apparently have conflicts of interest in the rule-making process. "These findings cannot be taken lightly. EPA estimates that the cost of compliance for the ozone standard could be $90 billion a year, making it the most expensive environmental regulation in history," Inhofe said.

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