In other executive orders, he approved the Keystone Excel Pipeline and repealed Obama’s WOTUS (Waters of the United States) rule. The rule written by the Environmental Protection Agency gave government unprecedented authority to regulate all bodies of water including ditches, holes and ruts in the fields. “If it holds water anytime during the year, they are going to regulate it,” he said. “This is one of the biggest takings by the federal government of private property in the history of the United States.” The congressman said it would have been a killer for agriculture, ranchers and farmers, and the development of private property.
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