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July 23, 2013

EPA abuse on display . . . again!

The old canard that all’s fair in love and war appears to be driving EPA policy.  This agency has declared "war" on coal mining and is not playing fair.  Among other things, coal mines are required to obtain certain discharge permits from the Corps of Engineers.  The process for submitting, reviewing and approving these permits ...

March 03, 2010

The Economist's lamentable ignorance

Author:  Damien M. Schiff In a brief online article published Monday, The Economist reviewed a New York Times article (about which I blogged here) that purports to explain how recent Supreme Court decisions interpreting the Clean Water Act have seriously constrained the power of the federal government to regulate water quality.  Well, s ...