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Kevin Cramer: Fight Against Waters Of The U.S. Rule Will Continue

Kevin Cramer: Fight Against Waters Of The U.S. Rule Will Continue

Recently, Congress sent to President Obama’s desk legislation that overturns the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. This rule is an effort by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to significantly expand federal jurisdiction over virtually all waters and wetlands in the nation. Our vote in the House of Representatives January 13 approved S.J. 22,

Forget The Injunctions, Courts Seem To Be Buying States' Case Against Waters Of The US Rule

A few weeks ago the federal district court here in North Dakota issued an injunction blocking the Obama administration’s controversial Waters of the U.S. rule. But the Obama administration decided to interpret the ruling as applying only to the 13 states, including North Dakota, which are challenging the law in court. So they pushed ahead

These Maps Illustrate Why The EPA's New Waters Of The U.S. Rule Is So Scary

“North Dakota’s congressional delegation isn’t happy about a new rule finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency today,” reports Mike Chaussee for KXNet. “Senator Heidi Heitkamp says she’s frustrated. Senator John Hoeven says he’s concerned. And Representative Kevin Cramer calls the decision disturbing.” But if you haven’t been following this issue you may be wondering why there’s so much

House Passes Legislation To Prohibit Regulation Based On "Secret Science"

Back in August House Republicans, including North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer, released what they described as secret maps created by the EPA in relation to controversial Waters of the U.S. regulations. Many believe those maps represent areas (and by areas I mean pretty much the entirety of North Dakota) the EPA intends to exercise regulation

The Scariest Secret EPA Map Of North Dakota You'll See All Day

Many of you have probably heard of the EPA’s push for a  new rule titled “Waters of the U.S.” which would expand the agency’s powers of regulation over even very small bodies of water in America including creeks and ditches. Some lawmakers, including North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer, oppose this rule feeling that it’s far too

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