Waters of the U.S. Rule: Supreme Court Asked for Input – DTN Jan 9, 2019

🕔Jan 9, 2019
As the EPA starts down the path of rewriting the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule, the federal government may be laying the legal groundwork to defend the […]

Examining New Proposal for Waters of the U.S. Rule Jan 3, 2019

🕔Jan 3, 2019
Last month, on the same day that the Senate passed the Farm Bill Conference Report, and a day before the House took similar action, the Trump Administration released a new proposed waters of the […]

Waters of the U.S. Questions May Soon Have Answer – DTN Dec 28, 2018

🕔Dec 28, 2018
Expected court decisions on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule early in 2019 likely will clear up any confusion farmers, ranchers and other landowners have on […]

Clean Water Act: Dry Land Excluded if New WOTUS Rule Passes – DTN Dec 11, 2018

🕔Dec 11, 2018
Dry land would no longer be subject to Clean Water Act jurisdiction and the so-called “significant nexus” test would be eliminated in a newly proposed waters of the United States, […]

Corps of Engineers Hands Off Parts of Clean Water Act to States – DTN Aug 8, 2018

🕔Aug 8, 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to hand over Clean Water Act permitting authority on a subset of protected waters to states and tribes. For decades, farmers and […]

EPA Acting Admin. Wheeler Plans to Reign in Regulations – DTN Jul 13, 2018

🕔Jul 13, 2018
Doors at EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C., were open to the press on Wednesday, as new Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler addressed agency employees about the future of the EPA. While […]

EPA Wants Judgement in New York Waters of the U.S. Case – DTN Jul 5, 2018

🕔Jul 5, 2018
The EPA is expected to ask a federal judge in New York to rule in its favor on a lawsuit challenging the delay of the 2015 waters of the United […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule on Hold in 24 States – DTN Jun 13, 2018

🕔Jun 13, 2018
A 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, 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2018
Three 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, 2017

🕔Dec 4, 2017
Recall 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 […]

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