Post Tagged with: "EPA"

Congress Must Defund Sanctuary Cities and Other Bad Policies

Congress Must Defund Sanctuary Cities and Other Bad Policies

The ink has barely dried on President Donald Trump’s executive order denying federal funds to sanctuary cities that refuse to enforce U.S. immigration law, and liberal mayors like New York City’s Bill de Blasio are already promising to sue in federal court to get the federal tax dollars they believe they are entitled to.

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South Dakota Legislative Billwatch, Feb. 16, 2016

South Dakota Legislative Billwatch, Feb. 16, 2016

Some of the bills being considered by the South Dakota Legislature on Feb. 16 include one to channel video lottery revenue to teacher salaries, expanding tax incentives for nenewable energy projects, criminal sentencing, the transgender “bathroom bill” and more.

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Front of EPA Headquarters in Washington D.C.

You’re Paying for Environmentalist Propaganda

In general, an attempt by a federal agency to convince the public to engage in lobbying is an activity that is prohibited by law. Thus, the conclusion from the GAO stating, “We conclude that EPA violated the anti-lobbying provisions contained in appropriations acts for FY2015 when it obligated and expended funds in connection with establishing the hyperlinks to the webpages of environmental action groups.”

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EPA Headquarters in Washington D.C.

Manufacturing in the Left’s Crosshairs

If there is to be a renaissance of American manufacturing, Congress must act to run out the clock on this administration, and enable the next president to repair the damage done in its wake.

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Time to End Environmentalist Gravy Train

Time to End Environmentalist Gravy Train

In July, Representative Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.) took on the little known radical environmentalist scam known as “sue and settle” where a green group acting in cahoots with the EPA or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sues the Agency demanding that they apply the law in a new, expanded way that increases the agency’s jurisdiction.

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Halliburton preparing to frack the Bakken (Photo credit: Joshua Doubek)

Regulating Oil Shale Fracking

Prior to his reelection, President Barack Obama said that the U.S. is the “Saudi Arabia of natural gas.” Like so many things, the President has no problem publically taking credit for what his Administration privately disrupts.

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Stopping the Obama War on Coal

Stopping the Obama War on Coal

A major battle over President Obama’s plan to deindustrialize America is heating up in Congress as Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.) has taken the first step toward overturning two of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) most egregious rules in its war on coal.

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Nullify the EPA, They’ve Earned It

Nullify the EPA, They’ve Earned It

What is known as the “Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)” has no Constitutional underpinning – no support – and has, therefore, no LEGAL standing. There is no reason, therefore, for any state or county to comply with any standards or requirements published by the EPA or any other federal agency or department.

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EPA Better at Hammering Americans Than Protecting Environment

EPA Better at Hammering Americans Than Protecting Environment

Given Gina McCarthy’s track record, her current failed management of the EPA is the most predictable disaster in history, and no one can say the Senate wasn’t warned.

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EPA Headquarters

EPA Regulation Process Not So Transparent

After the release of the Obama Administration’s much-publicized “Clean Power Plan” regulations, reports have indicated that the regulatory process that went into developing this “Plan” may not have been as transparent as touted.

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