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Friday, October 17, 2014

How Obama’s EPA Is Trying To Regulate Your Creek Beds And Ditches

Have you ever seen some water runoff in your yard during a hard rain and attempted to put a boat in it for an afternoon cruise?

I didn’t think so. Such a thing is almost as ridiculous as the continued actions by the Obama Administration, and such runoff isn’t far from the type of “water” it is trying to put under the EPA’s control. Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CoE) proposed a new regulation under the Clean Water Act (CWA) that would sweep in, as “waters of the U.S.,” millions of new miles of rivers and streams and, more alarming, areas of land that are dry most of the year and aren’t near a body of water.

The 86-page proposed rule, appended with almost 400 more pages of “data,” would put under the EPA and CoE’s jurisdictional thumbs such “waters” as a drainage ditch in Maricopa County, Arizona that carried water five times from 1993 to 2000 in 182 rain events for a total elapsed time of flow of 7.5 hours. A park ditch in Pinellas County, Florida, of the type in which you may see teenagers skateboarding, would cost taxpayers there over $31 million just to maintain for hypothetical “fishable, swimmable” uses under the proposed rule.



Anonymous said...

It's just another power and land grab by the our government in order to control more aspects of our daily living. This country, under Obammy, is fast becoming less and less the 'land of the free' !

Anonymous said...

Time to DISBAND the EPA!!!!

Anonymous said...

Is this the group that Josh Hastings works for? I saw him last night saying we need to build up instead of out. He wants everyone to live in highrises and apartments is Salisbury instead of out in the country.

Anonymous said...

Obama is trying to kill the average American citizens to replace them with Muslims. It is called genocide. Just like Nazi Germany did. He already called the U.S. a Muslim nation 8n a french conference.