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Jim Gray on Environment

2004 former Libertarian challenger for Senate (CA)

 


EPA regulations overstep bounds, but we can't throw them out

When asked about federal regulations, Gray expressed his frustration with overzealous regulators in the construction industry.

But Gray refused to say whether he would work to end federal regulatory initiatives such as the Clean Water Act. "There's no one size fits all on those kinds of questions," Gray said. "You don't say carte blanche that we're going to throw the baby out with the bathwater."

[Gray's opponent Senator Rand] Paul said regulation from the federal government has overstepped its bounds. "You don't want the government telling you that you can't make reservoirs and ponds to irrigate your land," Paul said.

Source: Herald-Leader on 2016 Kentucky Senate race , Aug 25, 2016

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