New bipartisan legislation would help the nation's brick, clay and tile producers avoid premature and devastating investments to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) national emission regulations.
Recently introduced by U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), the "Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns (BRICK) Act" would allow two years for the judicial review of final rules on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) increasingly strict emissions regulations before compliance is required.