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The Washington Times: Obama’s EPA Is A Regulator Reborn
November 4, 2009, 3:26 pm
Filed under: News

By Amanda DeBard

To appreciate the extent to which the Environmental Protection Agency under President Obama is a regulator reborn, consider this: EPA officials have begun to cut air pollution by invoking the Clean Water Act.

Long quiescent under President George W. Bush, the agency is churning out initiatives and regulations at a pace that pleases its friends in the environmental movement and frightens many in the business community.

In the past eight months, the EPA has proposed eight major new regulations for air pollutants that would strengthen the nation’s clean air laws almost overnight. In contrast, in the first eight months of the Bush administration, the agency proposed one small regulation that affected a limited number of polluters.

Read further at http://washingtontimes.com/news/2009/nov/04/epa-uses-water-act-to-fight-dirty-air/

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