COMMENTARY by: Jock MacGregor Let’s look at the Clean Water and Clean Air Act. Not too many people I know are for dirty, polluted water or air. So, the idea of the EPA setting reasonable standards for the Nation’s water and air has been well received by the American people. So, what went wrong with the EPA? How did the EPA turn from a protector of our water and air into a demonic, overbearing Goddess of the Environment that can’t help herself from spewing hydra like regulations, creating a bureaucratic nightmare? EPA’s clean water and air programs are prima facie examples of the Peter principle in action. The EPA has ascended to the level of regulation for the sake of regulation. Unfortunately, the EPA with its ever-expanding budget, ends up with...
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