EPA and Environmental Policies

Simpson’s Statement on EPA’s New Rule on Non-Navigable Waters

| Posted in Blog

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment, issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule yesterday which would establish federal regulatory jurisdiction over non-navigable streams, wetlands and other water resources. Currently, non-navigable waters are regulated by the states. “Like many peo... Read more »

Simpson Votes to Address EPA Overreach

| Posted in Press Releases

“When you look at how much the major rules pending at the EPA would cost in terms of increased energy prices for consumers and job losses, it is clear that the Obama Administration doesn’t care about the full impact of its actions on the American people,” said Simpson. Read more »

Simpson: Communities Need Flexibility from EPA Regs

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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has cosponsored H.R. 2707, the Clean Water Compliance and Ratepayer Affordability Act of 2013, which gives communities flexibility in dealing with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clean water regulations. This bill will direct the EPA to work with municipalities that are seeking to develop and implement integrated plans to meet their wastewater and storm water ... Read more »