Farmer, USDA Wetland Battle Continues – DTN Apr 12, 2022

🕔Apr 12, 2022
Whether USDA can force farmers in federal farm programs to waive constitutional rights to challenge wetlands determinations soon may be answered by a federal court. South Dakota farmer Arlen Foster […]

Environmental Group Calls for Elimination of Ag Exemptions in Clean Water Act – DTN Mar 18, 2022

🕔Mar 18, 2022
The Clean Water Act has fallen far short of its original goals to have 100% of waters fishable and swimmable by 1983, and a report by the Environmental Integrity Project […]

Ag Response to WOTUS Not as Aggressive – DTN Feb 17, 2022

🕔Feb 17, 2022
After a tense group of state agriculture directors listened to an expert on the Clean Water Act explain EPA’s latest attempt to rewrite the “waters of the U.S.” rule, Ted […]

WOTUS Rulemaking Battlefronts Heat Up – DTN Feb 9, 2022

🕔Feb 9, 2022
Although state and agriculture interests are calling for EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw a first rule resetting waters of the U.S. definitions back to pre-2015, […]

EPA Rescinds Clean Water Act Groundwater Guidance – DTN Sep 28, 2021

🕔Sep 28, 2021
Even if agricultural facilities are designed to avoid wastewater discharges, a recent EPA action to rescind Trump-era groundwater guidance could expose farmers and ranchers to Clean Water Act liability. On […]

EPA to Schedule Waters of the U.S. Rewrite Hearings – DTN Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
The EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced plans to schedule virtual public hearings throughout August and into September as part of planned revisions to waters of the […]

Biden Admin to Reconsider “Waters of the US” Definition, Associated Regs – Commentary Jun 28, 2021

🕔Jun 28, 2021
On his first day in office, President Biden issued a flurry of Executive Orders to reverse actions taken by the Trump Administration. Among those was Executive Order 13990 that among […]

EPA to Rewrite Trump Clean Water Rule – DTN Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
With the Biden administration announcing on Wednesday that it was working on a proposed change to the navigable waters definition in the Clean Water Act, the head of the nation’s […]

Senate Confirms Michael Regan to EPA – DTN Mar 11, 2021

🕔Mar 11, 2021
Michael Regan is the new administrator of the EPA after the full U.S. Senate confirmed his nomination in a 66-34 vote on Wednesday. Regan, the former secretary of the North […]

Court Stay Allows Waters of the U.S. Rule Review – DTN Mar 5, 2021

🕔Mar 5, 2021
A federal court in South Carolina granted a 60-day stay in an ongoing lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule. The EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of […]

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