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The Supreme Court is attempting to sift through the legal muddy water is about storm water run off and pollution.
It involves the environmental lobby vs the timber industry correspondent Shannon Bream has the story from the High Court.
In just the last ninety days the Obama administration has proposed nearly 6000.
And guidelines that could impact everything from your private property to your religious freedom.
Nearly 10% of the pending regulations come from just a single entity the Environmental Protection Agency.
Today the EPA's role in regulating water runoff from walking trails of -- was front and center at the Supreme Court.
We're logging industry representatives argued that over regulation could cost them millions.
That will cause a loss of jobs in an industry that has a million people directly employed by the -- -- And up to 3003.
Million jobs that are dependence on the industry.
While environmentalists argued that the EPA has a critical role in protecting US waterways.
And should be doing even more.
When EPA and state regulators were willing to take on the practice.
We stepped in to to challenge and try and bring it under.
The law -- The EPA is just one of dozens of federal entities that issues regulations and rules each day.
Measures that often go into effect -- for those who will be impacted even know they're under consideration.
That's something the regulatory flexibility act was designed to prevent.
It requires the current administration to issue reports in both April and October identifying proposed rules that are likely to have a significant economic impact.
Something the Obama administration hasn't done in more than a year.
-- -- it did happen with an election year and we're very concerned that this is going to become the new normal that during election years all of a sudden.
The regulatory information regulatory transparency.
Goes by the wayside we've reached out to the White House about those missed deadlines in April and October and we are awaiting their response Brett.
-- thank you.
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