Waters of the US
Waters of the US

EPA Finalizes Waters of the US Rule

On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency along with the Army Corp of Engineers announced that they had finalized the contentious Waters of the US Rule.  Farm groups from across the country have expressed dismay over this finalization and Congressman Thom …

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Protecting Clean Water While Respecting Agriculture

Rule does not create any new permitting requirements, maintains all previous exemptions and exclusions By Administrator Gina McCarthy and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy Today, EPA and the Army finalized a rule under the Clean …

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NCGA: Water Rules Must be Clear and Workable for Farmers

The following is a statement from Chip Bowling, Maryland farmer and president of the National Corn Growers Association, in response to today’s EPA announcement of a revised rule pertaining to the Clean Water Act.   “We cannot comment on the …

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Revised Clean Water Rule Released

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized the Clean Water Rule to protect the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources from pollution and degradation.   Water is …

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EPA Writes off Rural America, Finalizes Proposed “Waters of the US” Rule

Agency’s Flawed Rule Stems from a Flawed Process. “Nothing left unregulated” is the apparent motto of the Environmental Protection Agency. Today, the Agency finalized its “Waters of the United States” proposed rule, which unilaterally strips private property rights and adds …

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