EPA rulings on Non-point

Joseph Zorzin redoak at forestmeister.com
Sun Jan 2 05:36:41 EST 2000


Christopher Erickson wrote:

> If you really want to see a mess, move down here to the border where we
> don't have a single sovereign authority that can deal with transborder
> pollution. Brainless children, toxic rivers, etc.

Yup, that's what happens in societies that succeed in driving out
environmentalists and other dangerous left wing types; all for the greater
glory of the new world order and free trade. Sounds more like brainless right
wingers.

>
>
> Makes one want to join the trilatteral commission. New world order anyone.
> JFiske <jfiske at lightlink.com> wrote in message
> news:386d4244.0 at news2.lightlink.com...
> > Whoops, hold it Ron! The Constitution says any rights not specifically
> > granted to the Federal government are reserved to the states or to the
> > people. Big difference there to my way of thinking.
> >
> > I do agree that some regulation by the Federal government is needed,
> > especially in the case of air pollution (I live in the NE where most of
> that
> > crap ends up), but lets not get crosswise of the Constitution doing it.
> > Ron Wenrich <woodtick at kaley.net> wrote in message
> > news:s6n5mbus5k265 at corp.supernews.com...
> > >
> > > Ted Kegebein <kegebein at planttel.net> wrote in message
> > > news:386947DA.2559E332 at planttel.net...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Having a conservative manner of thinking, I can assure you that
> > > > you are wrong. Conservatives can read the Constitution, and we
> > > > understand that no Federal agency has jurisdiction or authority
> > > > over state matters. If the pollution crosses state boundaries,
> > > > then, and only then, do the Feds have any Constitution authority
> > > > if one loosely interprets the Commerce Clause.
> > > >
> > > > This is a state issue.
> > > >
> > > I think the Consitution states that any jurisdiction the Feds don't
> take,
> > > then goes back to the states.  EPA has taken the jurisdiction, and it
> > can't
> > > be rescinded by the states.  Besides, most pollutants do cross state
> > > borders, especially air and water pollutants.
> > >
> > > We have a pharmaceutical company that put arsenic on their land.
> > Eventually
> > > it seeped into the water table.  EPA went after the clean up, not the
> > state.
> > >
> > > RDW
> > >
> > >
> >
> >




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