Barack Obama and the left have been on a crusade to regulate every aspect of water, and they have finally taken control of your mud puddles!
The EPA is using the ‘Migratory Molecule’ Theory to bring regulation and control to a new level of insanity!
What is the Migratory Molecule’ Theory you ask?
I will let the expert, BRUCE EDWARD WALKER explain:
Nearly 30 years ago, a Michigan landowner named John Rapanos got in trouble for moving some dirt around on his property without permission from the government. Under wetland and other laws, federal agencies have control over activities that affect navigable waterways, none of which passed through or near the Rapanos property.
Nevertheless, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency went after Rapanos by redefining “navigable” so broadly that it potentially gave them authority over drainage ditches and farmland runoff. Russ Harding, who headed the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality under Gov. John Engler and later worked on related issues for Michigan’s Mackinac Center for Public Policy, dubbed this interpretation the “Migratory Molecule” theory.
The problem is that the courts have already reigned in the EPA. But in Obama’s world, who needs rules to control your life?
The EPA just continues to reach and overreach! Power hungry idiots!
Rapanos sued the EPA and eventually, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the agency had overreached.
But what difference does it make ya know?
So now, they are going after control of every single last drop of water within our borders”
A new report released by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on Sept. 20 says that the EPA and the Army Corps continue to assert broad jurisdiction despite two federal courts determining that doing so exceeds their authority.
In 2015, the EPA announced a new rule called the “Waters of the United States” that embodied the “stray molecule” theory all over again.
The agency published the final version of the water rule in June 2015 to become effective on Aug. 28 of that year. But a federal district judge in North Dakota slapped an injunction on the rule on Aug. 27. Likewise, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay on the rule in October 2015 because of concerns the rule drastically exceeded the EPA’s authority.
Thanks Richard Nixon! You started this! We didn’t need no stinkin’ EPA in the first place!
Oh I worry what this country will look like in 30 years!