Fox Business 2015 GOP primary debate: on Environment


Jeb Bush: Repeal EPA restrictions on clean water and clean power

On the regulatory side [of an economic growth strategy] I think we need to repeal every rule that Barack Obama has in terms of work in progress, every one of them, and start over. For those that are already in existence, the regulation of the Internet, we have to start over, but we ought to do that. The Clean Power Plan [the EPA policy combatting climate change], we ought to repeal that and start over on that. The Waters of the United States act [the EPA definition which includes land adjacent to water bodies under the Clean Water Act], which is going to be devastating for agriculture and many industries, we should repeal that. We should repeal the rules because the economic costs of this far exceed the social benefit. And if we're serious about high growth, then we have to recognize that small businesses right now, more of them are closing than are being set up.
Source: Fox Business/WSJ First Tier debate Nov 10, 2015

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