Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is the president-elect’s choice to head up the EPA. He is an outspoken opponent of Obama Administration overregulation, and has filed lawsuits on behalf of the Sooner state against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan and Waters of the US rule.
“Respect for private property rights have allowed our nation to thrive, but with the recently finalized rule, farmers, ranchers, developers, industry, and individual property owners will now be subject to the unpredictable, unsound, and often byzantine regulatory regime of the EPA,” Attorney General Pruitt said upon filing the lawsuit opposing WOTUS.
NSSGA would look forward to working with an EPA administrator that understands the harmful repercussions of EPA’s WOTUS rule.
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