29 May '17, 11pm

Florida Republican introduces bill that would abolish the EPA

Florida Republican introduces bill that would abolish the EPA

Experts lambasted the extreme bill, saying it would incite chaos. In theory it may sound nice for states to control environmental protection , but University of Florida law professor Mary Jane Angelo noted the amount of money available to states varies wildly across America. Some citizens’ health would therefore be better protected than others, depending on a state’s wealth. She said the EPA already works with states and local governments on many environmental issues through cooperative federalism. States are also granted some flexibility on how to execute a law in ways that make sense for them. If the EPA disappeared, “decisions would have to be made on hundreds of programs.”

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