The Small Business Advocate - August/ September 2011

Rebecca Krafft

The following is a newsletter from the Office of Advocacy for August-September 2011. The key topics discussed in the newsletter are:

  • Advocacy’s conference to examine the capital crunch
  • Chief Counsel’s listening tour
  • Progress on a number of EPA regulations.

In This Issue

  • Conference to Examine the Capital Crunch
  • Advocacy Interns Head Back to School

Message from the Chief Counsel

  • Ingenuity on Display in Listening Tour

Research Notes

  • Second Quarter Economic Update

Regulatory News

  • EPA Withdraws Stormwater Regulations
  • SBAR Panels Under Way
  • Advocacy Comments on EPA’s Utility MACT
  • EPA Lead Rule

Regional Updates

  • Business Roundtable in Newark