The GOP-controlled Michigan Legislature is moving to rescind a Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) executive order that dissolves industry-favored environmental regulatory review panels.
On Feb. 6, the Michigan House passed a resolution that would block Whitmer’s overhaul of the Department of Environmental Quality. Her Feb. 4 executive order eliminated an environmental permit appeal process and a regulatory review commission created in bills (S.B. 652, 653) enacted last June.
A spokesperson for state Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R) told Bloomberg Environment in a Feb. 6 email that the chamber would hold hearings, which could...
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