On July 12, by a vote of 33–13, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation (TRAIN) Act of 2011 (H.R. 2401) that included an amendment to delay until 2013 an EPA rule to curb interstate air pollution and proposed regulations to cut mercury and other air toxics emitted by power generators. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Mike Ross (D-AR) introduced the amendment delaying the agency's interstate pollution and utility emissions rules, which was approved 32–18.