Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 7, Rand introduces several ideas for making changes that can help solve the over zealous behavior of the EPA, but first, he mentions several more cases which serve to prove the EPA is out of control. He tells of Matt Toebben, a farmer who confronted agents on his land as he was restoring a farm pond, proving to them that the Clean Water Bill they were touting actually exempted farm ponds. He also tells of Jim Starr, a farmer who wanted to begin growing mushrooms. When the EPA deemed his land a "wetland", Starr pointed out it was only a "wetland" because of improperly functioning drainage ditches, but he lost the fight. Rand suggests these government agencies must be controlled, and their terminology must be better defined. He explains his Defense of Environment and Property Act will serve to help...

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