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The EPA’s War Against the States

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The EPA’s War Against the States

This study was originally published at the Capital Research Center
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Congress intended the Environmental Protection Agency to work closely with state and local officials—those nearest to the people. But since 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency has waged war on the states. In an end-run around the Constitution, the EPA has collaborated with environmentalist groups such as the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council to implement policies that have little to do with protecting the environment.