Watching Government: Donohue sees regulatory overkill

US Chamber of Commerce Pres. Thomas J. Donohue issued a clarion call Dec. 3 that nearly every oil and gas executive, manager, and supervisor can understand: It's time to do something about excessive government regulation. "We must lift the veil of uncertainty hanging over every business and investor if we want to revive our economy and create the jobs and opportunities Americans badly need," he told a joint committee meeting of the Chamber's Environment, Technology, and Regulatory Affairs Divisions. "Nothing contributes more to this stifling uncertainty than a regulatory system that has lost its balance and common sense," Donohue continued. "Projects are sidelined...

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