Above the Fold Water Rule

President Barack Obama at a press conference at the White House.
Congress must reclaim its authority as our constitutional lawmaker.
Sean Hackbarth
Stack of paperwork.
Dozens of more expensive regulations are in the pipeline.
Sean Hackbarth
Yellow water in the Animas River after EPA's Gold King Mine spill.
"EPA sacrificed truth on the altar of image management," wrote New Mexico’s Secretary for the Environment.
Sean Hackbarth
The Animas River between Silverton and Durango, Colo. within 24 hours of the 2015 Gold King Mine waste water spill.
EPA needs to be held accountable and get its own house in order instead of seeking to expand its regulatory reach.
Sean Hackbarth
President Barack Obama delivering his 2016 State of the Union address.
EPA's water rule dramatically expands the definition of federally-regulated "navigable waters."
Sean Hackbarth

There’s no such thing as a lame-duck president when it comes to regulations.

Thomas J. Donohue
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
The Government Accountability Office found the agency inappropriately influenced the public and violated an anti-lobbying law.
Sean Hackbarth
Ditch next to a planted field.
On the same day 11 Senators voted against a bill to stop EPA’s water rule, they asked agencies to provide clarity.
Sean Hackbarth