Let’s shorten this:
Robert Hurt wants to ruin your water.
His bill, HR4278 would remove key provisions of the Clean Water Act so his rich friends can do what they want with the wetlands and waterways in this country.
“Preserving Rural Resources Act of 2012”
Of course, he has named his bill in terms of “rural”, but it is a law that is in force in all 50 states. It would affect millions of people who have come to depend on the government to keep big business out of the business of ruining the environment, including the water. This bill removes permit requirements for dredge, fill and other operations within designated waterways.
He and his bill are disingenuous to the point of a euphemistic description of it, and testimonials from people who might not even know the difference, or are rich big businesses. I don’t trust Hurt, or any Republicans in the House to do anything positive for me. There is a reason why the Senate doesn’t pass any of these ridiculous bills. It is that they are a disaster to landowners, homeowners, wildlife habitat, and many items that we may not even think of right now.
I am confident that this bill, as so many before it, will not pass the Senate or even get a vote there.
This is but another reason why Robert Hurt cannot remain as our representative in Congress. He talks a good game, but when it is all said and done, he is a lying conniving Republican, right down to his bones. The idea that he sits and takes orders from the likes of John Boehner and Eric Cantor is enough to make me sick.
What we need is someone who will not sell us down the river for a campaign contribution, or to feather his own nest in Congress. Someone who actually works for us, not John and Eric and huge corporations. Hurt is a dangerous man in the Congress, and needs to be removed this fall.
Note: The “Clean Water Act” is actually the Federal Pollution Control Act.