GOP Slams New EPA Water Rules as Another Obama 'Power Grab'

GOP Slams New EPA Water Rules as Another Obama 'Power Grab' (Newsmax, 05/27)

“Republicans blasted the Obama administration on Wednesday after the EPA issued new rules to protect small streams, tributaries, and wetlands from pollution and development that House Speaker John Boehner called ‘a raw and tyrannical power grab that will crush jobs.’ […]Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar charged that the new regulations under the Environmental Protection Agency were based on ‘a foundation of pseudo-science, deception, and lawlessness.’ […] ‘The EPA has solidified itself as a rogue wing of Obama’s far-left army of environmental extremists,’ the congressman said. "Like many of the president’s other executive overreaches, I doubt this new regulation will withstand judicial review. […]Under a set of guidelines known as the "Waters of the United States," the restrictions would grant the EPA wide control over designating which smaller waterways would fall under federal protection.”

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Jeff Small