Capito to continue to chair EPA oversight committee


WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDTV) - U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), announced that U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) will continue serving as chairman of the Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee during the 115th Congress. 

The subcommittee, which Senator Capito also chaired in the 114th Congress, oversees EPA regulations established under the Clean Air Act, including rules to curb carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.