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Legislators Look at Regulatory Fees

In place of a regular legislative interim day in July, Utah's Legislature rather held appropriation subcommittee hearings throughout the day on July 26.  In an effort to give more time for study and adequate input on the State's budgetary process, legislators heard from regulatory agencies regarding the services they provide and fees they impose to cover the costs of those services.

WOTUS Topic for Roundtable with EPA Administrator

UPA was pleased to be invited and participate in a roundtable discussion with Governor Herbert and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on the topic of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule.  The July 18 meeting also included representatives from all Utah's congressional delegation, DEQ and DNR, SITLA, OED, mining and agriculture.  

Regulatory Jurisdiction Discussions Begin

On July 13-14, UPA initiated discussions with the Uinta Basin counties as well as the Utah Association of Counties, Utah League of Cities and Towns, Utah Division and Board of Oil, Gas and Mining and the Utah Energy Office to discuss and find common ground on the concerns that prompted UPA's introduction of SB 189 Oil and Gas Amendments during this year's legislative session.

Interior Announces Regulatory Reform Initiative

The Department of the Interior has announced an initiative to alleviate unnecessary regulatory burdens placed on the American people. This initiative implements the vision set out by President Trump in Executive Order (E.O.) 13777, “Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda.” 

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