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Wednesday, September 30, 2015


The NC Legislature has adjourned, after a session of plunder and despoliation to do Genghis Khan proud. On the way out they passed one more "what did we forget" environmental pollution enabling act, with the usual odd bits of pandering thrown in:
"It is clean, it’s green, and it’s not extreme," said sponsor Rep. Pat McElraft, R-Carteret. "We are becoming more friendly to companies. We haven’t loosened any environmental regulations that would hurt our water, our air, our state in any way" 
McElraft noted that the House had insisted on several changes brought up at a public hearing on the bill this summer, including moving the minimum age for ATV use back to 8 years old, rather than 6. 
"So, we did listen to the public," she said.

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