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The White House floating a new green proposal today if pushed through.
This plan could end up costing us thousands more for a new car or truck.
By 20/20 five DE PA may require a minimum of 56 miles per gallon for all.
Passenger vehicles a move that would add a -- to the cost of a car or SUV.
What else -- the Obama administration have up its sleeve to control how we live work.
And play earlier today spoke to congressman Phil -- from the great state of Tennessee -- asked how the EPA is impacting America.
You know in the real world -- where I am every day when I -- home Bob look at the effects of these I've been a mayor of our local city and dealt a lot of federal regulations unfunded mandates that come down the government -- have run funded because ultimately.
We need to consumer taxpayers pay for in some ways -- from Washington one example.
I live in a rural area northeast in the say there's a lot of commercial farms here and I would -- -- Farms not long ago met with some of the producers basically tomato producers.
Well they brought -- a book about this -- that they have to fill out for the EPA to prepare a field to grow what to made.
They have to measure the salt water contents they have camps some one or two people fitted with a gas mask.
They have to have a berm around the -- which takes feels out of production if they go from one field to another they have to have another book a separate book that they walk through.
And yes and that's before we even plant that to -- So what happens you and -- pay for that.
And it's so frustrating for these folks because they're not competing with people in Mexico where there's food is imported from and this country.
They had anything to do so at a price disadvantage.
You and I pay more of the same products right behind -- guess singing that same if you look for this field and book this thick book for the other field.
I'm guessing the Mexican farmers.
Aren't under the scrutiny throughout my advantage there's no book is filled out in Mexico and end and another lumber company I went to the other just the other day.
Pressure treated lot of these folks for -- Pressure tree lumber for Lopes.
And they are very fortunate 75 employees small business.
They have twenty inadequate their book up.
Twenty -- different agencies government agencies there to fill out forms for.
This small businessman says it cost him a hundred -- 150000.
Dollars a year to comply with those.
How do you like dusty are hurt dust on a farm I was raised on a far.
There's now -- rule regulation -- drift of dust.
Excuse me but do you stop the wind -- I mean when he gets draft you get dust.
You can't have drift onto your neighbor that can be a -- If if water drains into a stream off from a mud puddle even they can control -- it's it's gotten to the point of ridiculous in this country.
-- congressman your you're a physician.
Yeah also you told me a little story about.
Something -- something you try to do for the better of the community community what happened.
Well you know you have you have a a situation our practice -- our office where at the end of the day.
Into the month we have medications that we'd like to donate to a local.
Clinic if we can help of with the and we we had these medicines we put the wrong by -- it would put and a red bag which is about how has your bag instead of a clear bag.
Well that was a -- by the EPA about the OSHA may not be able to -- another government agency.
It didn't really improving thing it didn't improve a patient Carrey didn't help protect him -- didn't do anything it was just an added.
Cost of business and one more -- example -- the OSHA vs the Tennessee ocean tell us that what stuff.
It's a friend of mine runs a hospital and he has.
His hospitals -- -- by all these agencies.
Well and they handicapped bathroom and -- a rail was in the wrong position so he's told them live in media.
Per -- -- than -- moves and then and then another agency -- Tennessee occupational safety comes again.
Yes to move the rail back down because it's in the wrong place to put you right back where laws and be funny except just expenses expenses certainly in the bottom line this one's a painful week thankfully -- -- that's congressman Phil -- from the great state of Tennessee thank you sir for joining thank you thanks for having me.
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