Saturday, March 01, 2008

Smog squeeze: industry escalates pressure at the White House

Industry is escalating its political pressure against any effort by EPA to toughen ozone standards. It’s a smog squeeze play.

The latest documented meeting took place Wednesday, as groups including the Edison Electric Institute and the National Association of Manufacturers met with the Office of Management and Budget. (See below.)


http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/oira/2000/meetings/703.html

Meeting Record Regarding: Ozone NAAQS
Date: 2/27/2008
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Name
Affiliation
Client (if applicable) -->
Art Fraas
OMB/OIRA

John Knepper
OMB

Bryan Brendle
Nat'l Assoc. of Manufacturers

Tyrone P. Wilson
Portland Cement Associate

Paul Noe
GMA

John Hopewell
Nat'l Paint & Coating Assoc.

Joseph Stanko
Hunton and Williams
NAM
Bob Shepher
National Association of Manufactures

John Kinsmen
Edison Electric Institute

Steve McMillin
OMB

Harvey Richmond
EPA

Susan Stone
EPA

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