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EPA withdraws wage garnishment proposal—for now

EPA withdraws wage garnishment proposal—for now

*Courtesy CAPR San Francisco Chapter The Environmental Protection Agency bowed to fierce criticism Wednesday and announced that it had hit the breaks on a fast-tracked plan to collect fines by garnishing paychecks of accused polluters. The agency, which has come under withering attacks from Republican lawmakers for attempting a “power grab,” said it still intended […]

EPA Moves to Access Your Wallet–Wage Garnishment without a Court Order

EPA Moves to Access Your Wallet–Wage Garnishment without a Court Order

Editor’s Note:  This is from Citizens Alliance for Property Rights CAPR, a grassroots group based in the state of Washington.  This latest move by the Environmental Protection Agency is alarming.  It would allow a government agency to directly garnish your wages without a court order. It leaves you, the citizen, without redress against a non-accountable […]