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 […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: Public Comment Period Extended – DTN

🕔Aug 18, 2017The federal government has extended the public comment period on a waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule that would revert the definition of navigable waters to the pre-2015 […]

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 […]

Farm Policy: EPA Moves to Rescind ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule

🕔Jun 28, 2017Coral Davenport reported yesterday at The New York Times Online that, “The Trump administration on Tuesday took a major legal step toward repealing a bitterly contested Obama-era regulation designed to […]

Nebraska Throws Support Behind Waters of the US Rewrite – DTN

🕔Jun 20, 2017The state of Nebraska threw its support behind a rewrite of the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule that could more narrowly define the term “navigable waters.” In […]

California Farmer’s Prosecution Over Land Use Questioned by House Ag Committee

🕔May 26, 2017Today (May 26, 2017), House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Bob Goodlatte (VA-6) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling […]

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