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EPA acknowledges
releasing personal details on
farmers, senator slams agency

Fox News, by Joseph Weber

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Posted By:Pinkpanther, 4/9/2013 6:13:42 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged Tuesday that it released personal information on potentially thousands of farmers and ranchers to environmental groups, following concerns from congressional Republicans and agriculture groups that the release could endanger their safety. According to a document obtained by FoxNews.com, the EPA said “some of the personal information that could have been protected … was released." Though the EPA has already sent out the documents, the agency now says it has since redacted sensitive details and asked the environmental groups to “return the information.” But Sen. John Thune, who originally complained about the release,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 4/9/2013 6:53:07 PM     (No. 9267576)

Atta boy, Senator Thune. Put a letter of reprimand in their personnel file.

/s off/

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 4/9/2013 7:05:55 PM     (No. 9267593)

And we all know that the Regime,
(US GOOBERMINT) under pREZ. Crapweasel always tell the Truth!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 4/9/2013 7:08:39 PM     (No. 9267599)

Defund the EPA. This communist organization is working against the people of this country.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/9/2013 7:15:51 PM     (No. 9267605)

The government is completely lawless..and I mean both parties.
There are very few in Washington FOR the people.
An ill wind blows...and I hear the drumbeats and I tremble for my country.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 4/9/2013 7:30:29 PM     (No. 9267627)

The relationship between environmentalist lawyers and the EPA is symbiotic. The EPA asks the environmentalist to sue the government to pass green house gas regulations for passenger vehicles. The suits are brought with taxpayer money. Then the EPA passes a regulation that kills economic growth and makes the US non-competitive. It makes me wonder whether OPEC is directing both.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MickTurn, 4/9/2013 7:43:53 PM     (No. 9267646)

So the EPA endangers lives of Farmers and others opposed to them.

Seems turn a bouts is fair play!

EPA, ready to have your names released, where you live and who you are?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mgwitt, 4/9/2013 8:07:58 PM     (No. 9267678)

Why aren´t the people responsible for this fired???????? Republicans???? Hello!!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: hershey, 4/9/2013 8:37:00 PM     (No. 9267697)

´since redacted´....?????? nothing like closing the door after the horse is out of the barn.....

What exactly, is it going to take, to get our country back???

Rhetorical question, I know....

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Axeman, 4/9/2013 8:52:54 PM     (No. 9267718)

Soon to be done with the drooled over gun registry database.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: CEP, 4/9/2013 8:57:27 PM     (No. 9267724)

Yeah they will return the documents after they have made copies of all of them.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bobgray2, 4/9/2013 10:45:20 PM     (No. 9267816)

How about each and every person in the EPA who had anything to do with releasing the personal data of those people be personally fined $10,000 per instance, and prosecuted by the Atty. Gen. of the states where those farmers live (since the US Atty. Gen will not do it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickeymat, 4/10/2013 7:33:21 AM     (No. 9268071)

No mention of where this information was obtained. Anyone see the 25 page "Agricultural Census?" We tried to avoid filling it out but they harassed us via telephone calls. We sell about 35 Christmas trees which we grow a year. There is no justification for most of the questions they ask on that form.

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