This upcoming Monday (March 21st) the legislature’s newly formed Joint Regulatory Review Committee  will hold its second public hearing in Charlotte. The committee, made up of 9 senators and 9 representatives, will receive input regarding rules and rule-making procedures that are “an impediment to private sector job creation.”
Environmentalists worry  businesses and other special interests will use the series of statwide hearings  to identify environmental regulations for the General Assembly’s new Republican leadership to eliminate.
This weekend on News & Views, the Environmental Defense Fund’s  Jane Preyer discusses some of the anti-environmental initiatives emerging from this legislative session including Senate Bill 110 , which allows hardened structures on North Carolina’s beaches.
For a preview of Preyer’s radio interview with Chris Fitzsimon, click below:
For more on Monday’s public hearing at Central Piedmont Community College’s Harris Campus, click here .