Policies aim at increasing economy, energy independence (Times Reco

28 / ENE / 2017


Alex Mills / Times Record News


Anyone who had a connection to the oil and gas industry felt the power of federal bureaucracy during the eight years President Barack Obama governed the nation from the White House.


The industry, however, did not know magnitude of all of the new federal regulations until last week when House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California wrote in the Washington Post that the Federal Register, where all new regulations are published, hit 97,110 pages in 2016 alone.


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