H. J. Res. 38 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule
SUMMARY: The Stream Protection Rule requires companies to restore the “physical form, hydrologic function, and ecological function” of streams after mining operations are complete. The Stream Protection Rule calls for monitoring pollution levels in streams near surface mines. This joint resolution passed the House of Representatives.
Paulson Voted: To disapprove the Stream Protection Rule
TAKEAWAY: Paulsen voted to allow mining companies to destroy streams without restoring the streams after the mining operations are complete.
Erik Paulsen – why do you hate Mother Nature?