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How the Clean Water Restoration Act affects you:
- The Clean Water Act threatens business, agriculture, small communities, grazing, forestry, mining and many other uses on private and public land.
- The goal of the Clean Water Restoration Act is to give Corps and EPA control over your water and all watersheds. (Watershed Definition) “A Watershed is considered anything draining downhill.”
- It will give the Corps and the EPA jurisdiction over nearly ALL private and federal land.
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Biggest Bureaucratic Power Grab
in a Generation
U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee warned that passage of legislation scheduled to be considered before the EPW Committee would have huge implications on rural America...
Why would I be opposed to ‘Restoring Clean Water’?
You might be asking yourself, "Why would I be opposed to “Restoring Clean Water’? I want a clean healthy source of water for my family to drink, cook, bathe and swim in..." why would I try and stop forward thinking legislation?...
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September 25, 2010
A bill authored by U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar goes too far in giving federal government jurisdiction over open waters, say disgruntled landowners.
Oberstar, DFL-8th District and chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, last April authored amendments to the 1972 Clean Water Act. The bill, America's Commitment to Clean Water Act, attempts to correct two U.S....>> read more
April 21, 2010
WASHINGTON D.C. - Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Doc Hastings and Committee Republicans released the following statements after Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman James Oberstar (D-MN) announced legislation to dramatically increase the scope of the Clean Water Act, bringing nearly every body of water - from irrigation canals, small ponds to seasonal ...>> read more
December 8, 2009
CWRA Legislation Poses Threats to Western Sovereignty and Rural Economies
(Washington, D.C.) -In a letter sent today to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-NV), Members of the House and Senate Western Caucuses cited concerns over job loss and regulatory overreach in expressing their strong objections to the Clean Water Restoration Act (CWRA) (S....>> read more
The most extreme assault on property rights in our history!
April 27, 2010
Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman James Oberstar (D-MN) announced legislation to dramatically increase the scope of the Clean Water Act, bringing nearly every body of water - from irrigation canals, small ponds to seasonal mud-puddles - under the unlimited jurisdiction of the federal government. The legislation's removal of the word "navigable" from the current definition of the Clean...>> read more
As 2009 Winds Down, Clean Water Restoration Act is Still a Hot Topic
December 14, 2009
Many are thinking that since S. 787 has not come to the Senate floor for a vote it is a dead issue. Please stop thinking this! Yes we won't probably see a vote in 2009 but it is NOT a dead issue.
On Friday Senator Barraasso, (R-WY) sent a letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi citing concerns over job loss and regulatory overreach in expressing...>> read more