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Sep
11
2014
House Vote Sends Strong Message on WOTUS to Administration
A grassroots effort of farmers and ranchers helped push the U.S. House to move forward with a vote to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the U.S. proposal. Micheal Clements has more.
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Sep
9
2014
Endangered Species Act Needs Reform
Farm Bureau charges that the Endangered Species Act is ineffective at protecting truly endangered species and harms farmers through overregulation. Micheal Clements has the story.
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Sep
4
2014
Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge Deadline Fast Approaching
Rural entrepreneurs have a few days left to sign up for the American Farm Bureau’s Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. The first-of-its-kind challenge gives individuals the opportunity to showcase business ideas with the winner receiving $30,000 to carry out an innovative plan in rural America. Micheal Clements has the story.
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Sep
2
2014
EPA Fails to Show Benefit of Worker Protection Standards Proposal
A recent proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency would revise Worker Protection Standards regulations. Micheal Clements has more.
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Aug
28
2014
US Awaits Dispute Ruling on India's Poultry Import Ban
The U.S. awaits translation of the ruling from a World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel in regards to poultry imports to India. In 2012,the United States launched a WTO dispute, claiming India placed an unjustified ban on the import of U.S. poultry and live pigs. India denied there was a ban in place. Micheal Clements has the story.
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Aug
26
2014
New Maps Show Potential Impact of Proposed WOTUS Rule
New interactive maps planned for release in September from the American Farm Bureau Federation will show just how far beyond its jurisdiction EPA is trying to go with its Waters of the U.S. proposal. Micheal Clements has the story.
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