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Congressman Ken Buck

Representing the 4th District of Colorado

Regulation

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August 4, 2017 Press Release
When it comes to utilizing and stewarding our nation’s lands and resources, I trust local stakeholders and officials more than I trust Washington bureaucrats to know what’s best for Colorado, for the West, and for the entire nation.
June 27, 2017 Press Release
I applaud the administration’s decision to roll back this overreaching WOTUS rule. Farmers and ranchers across Colorado will now be free from Washington bureaucrats who want to regulate every small body of water on their private property.
July 15, 2016 Press Release
In Northern Colorado, water is life for farmers and everyone else who lives in the region. I’ve watched firsthand as water shortages in Colorado drive farmers and their families to desperation.We need to reform federal regulations so that water projects can be completed more quickly and more efficiently.
June 10, 2016 Press Release
"Today the House of Representatives sent a clear message to the President. It’s not OK to implement a radical green energy agenda on the backs of the American people."
January 13, 2016 Press Release
Congress has sat idle for too long, allowing the President to act beyond his authority. With this bill, Congress will be reasserting its Article I power and reining in executive overreach. I encourage my colleagues to become co-sponsors.
August 4, 2015 In The News

In the aftermath of the 1973 oil crisis, President Ford signed the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, which banned the export of most American crude oil. Rather than shielding the United States from volatile world markets, the ban depressed domestic oil production, made America more dependent on foreign oil, and drove up the price of gas.

July 28, 2015 Press Release
"We have handed over way too much of Congress’ legislative authority to unaccountable Washington bureaucrats."
May 28, 2015 In The News

The Environmental Protection Agency’s newly finalized rule on clean water unleashed a flood of criticism Wednesday from Colorado Republicans, who accused the Obama administration of engineering a federal power grab.

The agency’s hotly contested “Waters of the United States” rule expands the list of waterways covered by the federal Clean Water Act, which EPA officials said would ensure that more Americans gain access to drinking water from streams, wetlands and rivers protected by the law.