Day: February 7, 2014

AMRA, working with gold groups in Idaho gets a bill introduced to ban EPA in Idaho

House panel introduces bill to nullify EPA Posted on February 6, 2014 by Rocky Barker Rep. Paul Shepherd The House State Affairs Committee voted Thursday to print a bill that would declare the Environmental Protection Agency and all of its rules null and void. House Bill 473, which was introduced by Republican Rep. Paul Shepherd […]

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House GOP bill aims to end “secret science” in EPA rulemaking

House GOP bill aims to end ‘secret science’ in EPA rulemaking Published February 07, 2014 FILE: Sunflower Electric Cooperative operates this coal-fired power plant in Holcomb, Kan.AP Republican lawmakers in the House are pushing legislation that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing new regulations based on science that is not transparent or […]

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Update on Idaho heavy handed EPA banning dredging

Joint Committees of the Idaho Legislature listened to group supporting suction dredge mining. Posted 2-5-14  Editor’s Note:  This topic is extremely complex.  Follow-up articles will attempt to further explain the background issues, scientific studies, and perspectives involved.  There is link for a video of this hearing just made available and is at the end of […]

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