Justice Clarence Thomas suggests EPA should be gutted

Tyranny of the majority: The spiraling overreach of the federal government - Washington Times


When the Supreme Court ruled last week the EPA overstepped its authority in a WOTUS fight, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas not only supported the ruling but also indicated he felt the authority of the EPA should be gutted.

“The Court’s opinion today curbs a serious expansion of federal authority that has simultaneously degraded States’ authority and diverted the Federal Government from its important role as guarantor of the Nation’s great commercial water highways into something resembling ‘a local zoning board.’ But, wetlands are just the beginning of the problems raised by the agencies’ assertion of jurisdiction in this case,” Thomas wrote, reported Insider.

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