The stated mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is protecting America from “significant risks to human health and the environment.” This was previously driven by science, but too often EPA’s current actions are spurred by the desire of Agency bureaucrats to simply expand regulatory authority
While its most recent primary ambition has been changing the energy marketplace in favor of “clean” fuels, EPA is regularly engaged in other agenda-driven activities out of view of the mainstream media and the average American family.
A primary battlefront over the last several years has been chemical regulation. As other parts of government deal with sequestration cuts, EPA’s chemical management programs received a hefty increase in the budget released by the President this spring. Of the $8.2 billion earmarked for EPA, a whopping $682.2 million would be devoted to the Agency’s chemical safety and pollution prevention activities….ToRead More….