Many are proposing cuts for Medicare and Medicaid as well as the Environmental Protection Agency. On Friday, Sept. 21, the House of Representatives voted to eliminate the EPA before they left for another recess so they can return to their districts to try to win their jobs back. The high cost of health care and reduction of regulations go hand in hand. Many in our country are sick due to the quality of air, water, and waste management. I have written before about regulations for fossil fuels - the mining, transporting and burning.