U.S. Representative Scott Perry is taking some heat over comments he made at a town hall in Red Lion. The Dillsburg Republican took questions at the Saturday gathering and was asked about protecting air and water reserves with the proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency. Perry referenced the Chesapeake Bay cleanup strategy and said, ""If you are spiritual and believe in God, one of the violators was God because the forests were providing a certain amount of nitrates and phosphates to the Chesapeake Bay." Perry believes the Chesapeake Bay cleanup focused unfairly on certain sources of pollution and left some out.
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