Farmer Faces $2.8 Million Fine for… Plowing His Field!

A California farmer is facing $2.8 million in fines for plowing his field and planting wheat without a permit. John Duarte of Duarte Nursery is David going up against Goliath, just like ranchers, farmers and natural health product makers. His case could set a dangerous precedent that would require farmers to obtain expensive and time-consuming […]

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By Timothy Cama – 01/20/16 03:51 PM EST The Senate will vote Thursday on a long-shot effort to override President Obama’s veto that preserved his contentious water pollution rule. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) filed for the vote Wednesday, less than a day after Obama announced that he had vetoed the GOP’s attempt to […]

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Obama goes after the farmers

By Joseph Curl – – Sunday, May 31, 2015 OPINION/ANALYSIS:  Farmers are now the bad guys. President Obama’s administration last week claimed dominion over all of America’s streams, creeks, rills, ditches, brooks, rivulets, burns, tributaries, criks, wetlands — perhaps even puddles — in a sweeping move to assert unilateral federal authority. The New York Times […]

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House passes bill to halt EPA water rule

The House passed legislation Tuesday that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from implementing a proposed rule to define its jurisdiction over bodies of water. Passed 262-152, the bill would prohibit the EPA from using the proposal for any rulemaking regarding the Clean Water Act. The rule, proposed in March, sought to clarify which […]

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Wetlands? No Court for You!

Share on Facebook Friend, “I have never proposed anything that I thought would be so well-received as this, that has fallen totally flat on its face.” That’s what EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy had to say about public reaction to the Obama Administration’s new rule to redefine “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). The pressure is […]

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EPA Challenging IRS In Its Oppressive Power Grab

There was a time when it could be said there was no more oppressive and reviled Federal agency than the Internal Revenue Service. Americans feared contact with that agency like no other. It held in its hands the power to proclaim an American citizen guilty of the crime of keeping for himself too much of […]

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CALL FOR ACTION: Waters of the U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has released a proposed rule to revise the definition of the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) for all Clean Water Act (CWA) programs. The definition changes contained in the proposed rule significantly expand federal control of land and water resources […]

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Ditch” EPA’s land grabbing water rule

EPA’s proposed new Clean Water Act (“CWA”) rule is EPA’s latest installment in its efforts to expand the power of unelected federal bureaucrats over Americans’ ability to use their own land. The CWA grants EPA power to regulate the “navigable” “waters of the United States” (“WOTUS”). In the past EPA tried to expand its CWA […]

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