Category Archives: Environmental Protection Agency

Watchdog files ethics complaint against EPA head

I’ve got a better idea. Why don’t we simply abolish the EPA? Then we wouldn’t have to put up with this kind of nonsense. — jtl, 418 By Miranda Green –The Hill 3-4 minutes A government watchdog group filed an … Continue reading

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Trump Administration scuttles Obama-era WOTUS “Waters of the United States” rule

By rolling back Obama’s 2015 “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule, the administration has put an end to the biggest power grab in the 48-year history of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Why just WOTUS? Why not, while we … Continue reading

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Swamp’s lynch mob out to get EPA’s Scott Pruitt

Pruitt is by far President Trump’s most effective subordinate. No wonder the swamp wants to get rid of him. Years ago John Hawley (of the Texas Libertarian Party) told an inexperienced me that, “as long as you are not a … Continue reading

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EPA Has Slashed Its Criminal Investigation Division in Half

The Environmental Protection Agency employs about half as many criminal investigators as it did a more than a decade ago… That is half of what should have been cut. But never-the-less it is the best news I’ve had all day. … Continue reading

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Livestock Producers Applaud Withdrawal of WOTUS Rule

via Arizona Cattle Growers Association WASHINGTON (June 27, 2017) – National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Craig Uden and Public Lands Council President Dave Eliason today issued the following statements regarding the announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency has filed an … Continue reading

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Trump Repeals Waters of the U.S. Rule

That jurisdiction…had included “navigable” waters and waters with a significant hydrologic connection to navigable waters. But the regulation broadened that to include, among other water bodies, upstream waters and intermittent and ephemeral streams such as the kind farmers use for … Continue reading

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U.S. Court Rules that EPA Violated Personal Privacy of Farmers, Ranchers

Well, at least they throw us a bone every now and then. — jtl, 419 Source: American Farm Bureau Federation news release The Environmental Protection Agency has violated the personal privacy of tens of thousands of farmers and ranchers, according … Continue reading

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Wyoming rancher thumps EPA on bogus wetlands violation

It happens so rarely that, when it does, it is cause for a celebbration. — jtl, 419 by Bonner Cohen, Ph. D.,  via CFACT In a 21st century replay of the biblical battle between David and Goliath, Wyoming rancher Andy … Continue reading

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