Today | 02/14/1999
YOUR OPINIONS: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Congress' power cut
by executive orders
By Charles P.
has been usurping the powers of Congress with executive
He took away from
Utah a parcel of land containing the only clean- burning
coal outside of Communist China.
Heritage Rivers project was another arrogant power grab.
After Helen Chenoweth introduced H.R. 1842 to forbid his
action, he went ahead by executive order. He set up a
new federal bureaucracy for each designated river.
assigned to each river will have complete control of every
decision pertaining to zoning, fishing, river traffic,
recreation and private bank property.
Florida Today has
published editorials and letters to the editor concerning
the American Heritage Rivers initiative written by people
uninformed. I wrote a published letter in October 1997
telling the facts.
Florida Today published on Jan. 28 Weldon's telling the
facts of his efforts to protect the Indian River Lagoon, the
C-1 Canal project and the 1998 highway bill to retrofit
existing roads and bridges for runoff pollution.