Farmers Need New Water Rule, Farm Bureau Tells Senate
June 12, 2019 |
The EPA’s latest proposal to define which waters can be regulated by the federal government and which by state and local authorities is a vast improvement over previous efforts, Wyoming Farm Bureau President Todd Fornstrom told the Senate Subcommittee on Fisheries, Waters, and Wildlife today.
Ratify USMCA, 900+ Farm, Food Groups Tell Congress
June 11, 2019 |
More than 900 food and agriculture companies and associations today asked Senate and House leadership to move quickly to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The American Farm Bureau Federation and more than 200 state and county Farm Bureaus signed the letter.
Combs Confirmation Just What Farmers and Ranchers Need
June 6, 2019 |
The following statement may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “Susan Combs will make a strong Assistant Secretary of Policy, Management, and Budget at the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Court Strikes 2015 Water Rule
May 30, 2019 |
A federal court on Tuesday invalidated the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 expansion of federal jurisdiction over small and isolated waters. After years of litigation in suits filed by dozens of state governments and trade groups, this is the first court to reach a final decision on the lawfulness of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule. Several court decisions have preliminarily blocked the rule in many states while the litigation progressed.
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