Report: EPA Exceeds Its Authority With Proposed Rules

Peter Fricke The Daily Caller 8/19/2014

Congress should use the appropriations process to reassert its authority over the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a Heritage Foundation issue brief released Tuesday.

The report, written by scholar Daren Bakst, identifies three issues on which the EPA has proposed rules and regulations that exceed its authority. In all […]

Hardy Co. chicken farm defeats EPA in lawsuit over stormwater permit

John O’Brien The West Virginia Record 10/25/2013

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ELKINS – A federal judge has ruled for a Hardy County chicken farm in its fight against the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Editorial: EPA's Gina McCarthy wants to be potentate of private property in America

Editorial Writer The Washington Examiner 10/20/2013

…it appears “EPA intends to expand federal regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act to include even the most isolated wetlands, seasonal drainages and prairie depressions. A sweeping reinterpretation of EPA jurisdiction would give the agency unprecedented control over private property across the nation.” In other words, as ambitious […]

Court: Stormwater runoff not a pollutant, EPA can’t regulate it

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 1/3/2013

A federal judge ruled Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency exceeded its authority by trying to regulate water as a pollutant and restricting stormwater flow into a Fairfax County creek.

“Stormwater runoff is not a pollutant, so EPA is not authorized to regulate it,” said federal judge Liam O’Grady, […]

EPA’s Alaska power-grab will hurt the nation

Lisa Reimers The Hill 8/31/2012

Today in Alaska, there’s a political battle raging over a proposed copper mine, the Pebble Project. Not many in Washington, D.C. know about it, but it’s time people start paying attention. That’s because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is about to lock some of America’s poorest communities into a permanent […]

EPA actions at mine could hurt $220 billion in investments

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 8/16/2012

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) preemptive assessment of the Pebble Mine in Alaska could have a “chilling effect” on $220 billion in investments, according to the Brattle Group, an economic and financial consulting firm.

In May, the EPA released its watershed assessment of large-scale mining by Pebble LP at […]