Waters of the U.S. Rule on Hold in 24 States – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018A federal district court in Georgia slapped a preliminary injunction on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule on Friday, suspending the implementation of the rule in […]

WOTUS: Ag Groups Back in Court to Block EPA’s “Waters” Rule – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018Three years after President Barack Obama’s administration finalized the waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule in 2015, agriculture groups and states find themselves in a familiar position — back […]

A Look at the EPA: Recent Perspectives on the RFS and Agriculture

🕔Dec 4, 2017Recall that in December of 2016, agricultural policy observers expressed some measure of unease with President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt.  As The Wall Street Journal stated at the […]

Clean Water Act Still Alive – California Farmer Settles Lawsuit with Corps of Engineers

🕔Aug 18, 2017This week, it was announced that the parties have reached a settlement agreement in the Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps of Engineers.  This case has been a high-profile concern for landowners and […]

WOTUS: The 1972 Clean Water Act Was the Beginning. So Where Are We Now?

🕔Aug 14, 2017For years now, agriculture has been closely following the drama surrounding the definition of “Waters of the United States,” commonly referred to as WOTUS.  With a new administration in place, […]

Perdue Hopes for Delay on Clean Water Lawsuit Against California Farmer – DTN

🕔Aug 9, 2017U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Monday said that, in light of an effort to rewrite the waters of the United States rule, he’s hopeful the federal government can […]

WOTUS Rollback – Senators Ask EPA to Extend Comment Period – DTN

🕔Aug 8, 2017The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has yet to decide whether to grant a request by a number of Democratic senators to extend by 90 days the public comment period on […]

WOTUS: EPA Turning Back the Clock – Remember 2015? – DTN

🕔Jun 29, 2017The federal government is turning back the clock on the controversial waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule — quite literally — with a proposal announced on Tuesday to […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: Supreme Court Rejects Trump Move for Delay – DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2017The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth District is the proper venue for legal challenges to the waters of the United States, […]

Farm Policy: Trump Takes Aim at Waters of the U.S. Rule

🕔Mar 3, 2017Evan Halper reported in Wednesday’s Los Angeles Times that, “President Trump stepped up his attack on federal environmental protections Tuesday, issuing an order directing his administration to begin the long […]

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