Rand Paul slams Biden radical rule on WOTUS

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released the following statement on the Biden administration’s new and expansive waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule that was quietly issued just over a week ago.   “Kentucky’s farmers and agricultural industry suffered when the Obama administration implemented its burdensome WOTUS rule, and now the Biden administration has chosen … Continue reading Rand Paul slams Biden radical rule on WOTUS

Biden WOTUS scheme seizes millions of acres by declaring dry land ‘federal waterways’

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, released the below statement following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of the first step in EPA’s two-step process to replace the Trump administration’s 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR) and promulgate a new definition of Waters … Continue reading Biden WOTUS scheme seizes millions of acres by declaring dry land ‘federal waterways’

Biden WOTUS scheme declares vast areas of dry land ‘federal waterways’ now under EPA control

As the Biden Administration continues its efforts to re-write the previous administration’s commonsense Navigable Waters Protection Rule, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) pressed Radhika Fox, Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water, for answers. At a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing, Ernst expressed concern for a potential return … Continue reading Biden WOTUS scheme declares vast areas of dry land ‘federal waterways’ now under EPA control

Home owners suing after EPA declares Idaho house a federal waterway

Although the Sacketts’ property doesn’t have a surface connection to federally protected waterways, the Environmental Protection Agency ordered the Sacketts to stop work, saying they were violating the Clean Water Act and threatening fines of tens of thousands of dollars per day if they didn’t comply.