Trump Takes Aim At EPA Water Regulations With New Executive Order
"This will wash away one of the most unconstitutional regulations unilaterally implemented by the Obama Administration", said Rep. Paul Gosar R-AZ., chairman of the U.S. Western Caucus. But because water so stubbornly defies local and state boundaries, she says a nationwide regulatory structure is necessary. The order will direct regulators to conduct a review of the WOTUS regulation. "It's been a disaster". The Obama administration wrote the Waters of the USA rule to clarify the point, arguing the government could regulate even smaller streams or ditches since they could flow their way into the drinking supply.
According to Trump, the Obama EPA action on WOTUS "was a massive power grab".
"NCGA remains committed to work with the EPA to ensure farmers have clarity and certainty they need about the regulations affecting their operations", said Spurlock. "Regulations and permits starting treating our wonderful small farmers and small businesses as if they were a major industrial polluter". Implementation of the rule has been held up in court due to pending legal challenges. The expanded rules allowed government control and oversight of almost any place where water could flow or pool after a rain.
Since President Trump's inauguration in January, the energy industry has been waiting for a series of executive orders from the White House to review the Clean Power Plan and restrictions on coal production on federal lands.
Harris-Stowe president reflects on Trump's HBCU order, time in DC
But the real challenge, the real work is done when you're going after low-income students and trying to bring them to a new level. Under the executive order , historically black colleges and universities will receive more funding from the government.
LG to reveal new VR headset this week at GDC
Information pertaining to the device's pricing, launch date and territories, will be available soon as affirmed by Valve. LG will be one of the first companies to offer a high-end alternative to Oculus and HTC/Valve's virtual reality headsets.
Xbox Game Pass announced by Microsoft
Xbox head Phil Spencer just announced a new way for players to enjoy the games they want for an unlimited amount of time. According to Kotaku , the Xbox Game Pass will start rolling out today as an exclusive for Xbox Live Gold subscribers.
Trump had railed against the water rule during his campaign, slamming it as an example of federal overreach. "I gather that this rule puts a huge percentage of the acreage in Florida under jurisdiction". I'm pleased to see the Trump Administration is actually listening to rural America with this executive action. Finalized in 2015, the Clean Water Rule clearly defined the waterways subject to protection under the Clean Water Act, in order to prevent their pollution and destruction and provide clean water for drinking, agriculture, and forestry.
Lewis Lehman, board president of the Brown County Farm Bureau, has owned land near Bangs since the '70s, and he praised Trump's decision on WOTUS.
Under WOTUS, all tributaries that have a bed, bank and a high water mark are automatically protected, among other water bodies. The WOTUS rule, the association said, would also likely be used as a litigation tool to delay projects and, in the process, make them more expensive for taxpayers.
Dave Chappelle Netflix Release Date Confirmed: Famed Comedian To Debut Stand-Up Specials
In 2014, Chappelle sold out an unprecedented 10 consecutive comedy performances at Radio City Music Hall. Chappelle is now on the road doing concert dates in preparation for a third Netflix special.
Oil Slips as US Stockpiles Set Record Despite OPEC Cuts
US crude prices have roughly doubled over the a year ago which has supported a sharp expansion in domestic drilling activity. USA crude exports have averaged nearly 900,000 bpd during the last four weeks, up from about 500,000 bpd in September.
Spotify Moves On Hi-Res Streaming
According to a thread on Reddit , multiple users were offered upgrades to Hi-Fi at varying price points: $5, $7.50, and $10. This seems to be so-called A/B testing to discover how much extra users would be willing to pay for improved sound quality.
Macedonia president refuses to give opposition mandate
Ivanov said today he was "surprised by the Albanian parties' platform that goes against Macedonia's independence and sovereignty". The second biggest ethnic Albanian party, Bes, which has five seats, said it would hold an urgent meeting on Wednesday evening.
Microsoft's Creators update gives users more control over privacy
Microsoft is also widening the "Active Hours" windows, allowing you to put off regular update times further. Users will be allowed to reschedule if the time originally decided upon turns out to also not be opportune.
ASU's Zane Gonzalez ready for the NFL Combine
Quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends receive measurements, medical exams, overflow testing and participate in interviews. The 32 teams of the NFL will be descending upon Indianapolis and Lucas Oil Stadium this week for the NFL Scouting Combine.
Trump defends border wall plan, says he won't allow 'lawless chaos'
As of Monday evening, about 180 different firms had answered the federal presolicitation, which the U.S. Critics have said that scenario would mean American consumers actually would be paying for the wall.
BJP's Mahila Morcha leader Juhi Chowdhury arrested in connection with
The West Bengal CID arrested BJP leader Juhi Chowdhury in connection with the child trafficking racket, on Tuesday night. Asked about the issue before Chowdhury's arrest, Ganguly shot back: "Why should I respond to what an accused has said?"
Trump Defends Yemen Raid Amidst New NBC Report that Questions Its Success
The president concluded that it was " a very successful mission ", which produced "tremendous amounts of information". Spicer previously indicated that the raid was passed off to the Trump administration by the Obama administration.
Rangers acquire defenseman Brendan Smith from Wings
In 33 games this season, Smith has five points (two goals, three assists) in just over 18 minutes of average ice time this season. Multiple media outlets are reporting the picks would be second- and third-round selections in the 2017 entry draft.