Skip to comments.And the Regulatory State Drones On
Posted on 07/12/2012 7:36:54 AM PDT by SumProVita
Forget the kerfuffle over EPA drone flights; nobody pays attention to the things that the EPA is doing that are truly frightening. ...snip...
The EPA is in the process of adopting a guidance document increasing its jurisdiction of the waters of the U.S. by a factor of almost three simply by removing the word navigable from the Clean Water Act.
The document will expand federal regulation over vast areas of the country that have traditionally been regulated by the states. Almost any activity undertaken by landowners would require a federal permit, an expensive and time consuming process.
Not only that, but the administration is attempting to make the change without following the traditional process for writing regulations.
(Excerpt) Read more at american.com ...
Obama is grabbing power over the states in an unprecedented manner.
From the first paragraph of the article:
“Bovines of Nebraska, take cover; Big Brother is watching! The Environmental Protection Agency has been doing aerial reconnaissance flights looking for cows disrespecting U.S. waterscows not being known for their personal hygiene,...”
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They are but mihnutes away from following the flow upstream until they regulate your yourinary track.
IF ONLY the Feds used this level of zeal, dedication and persistence in apprehending ‘illegal invaders’ of this country. I constantly wonder at the mindset of EPA employees, their politics and their social skills.
Revealed: 64 Drone Bases on American Soil http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/64-drone-bases-on-us-soil/
DoD Current and Future U.S. Drone Activities Map http://publicintelligence.net/dod-us-drone-activities-map/