Today’s rule is the first step in a two-step rulemaking process to define the scope of “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act.
If you think agriculture has won the three-year battle over the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, think again. Although the EPA has rescinded the Obama administration’s original version and is poised to offer an alternative under the Trump Administration, Cody Lyon, managing director of advocacy and political affairs with the American […]
A video released by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association on the 2015 WOTUS rule video did not violate anti-lobbying and propoganda laws. On Thursday the Government Accountability Office concluded definitively that the video “did not violate the publicity or propaganda, grassroots lobbying, or Interior anti-lobbying provisions.” “Radical environmental activists and their allies in Congress first […]
The American Farm Bureau Federation and others will appeal a South Carolina federal district court’s recent ruling that revived the overbroad, vague, and illegal 2015 Waters of the United States Rule and made it the law of the land in 26 states. In a separate filing, the broad coalition of business organizations also notified a […]
A Kansas farmer told members of Congress last week with the hit farmers are taking right now in income, costly regulation would only intensify the storm. “Right now every penny counts in agriculture,” said Glenn Brunkow. “Farm income is at the lowest level in more than a decade. In many cases, the prices that farmers […]