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Waters of the U.S. Rule Has Stalled in Court; U.S. Heading for Recession?
Waters of the U.S. Rule Has Stalled in Court; U.S. Heading for Recession?
An appeals court has ordered a nationwide stay against the Waters of the U.S. Rule. The court decision says the rule could be overturned based on the merits of the lawsuits filed against the regulation. The Order was issued by the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Appeals against the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers on Friday...
Talks on Water of the U.S. Rules Heats Up; USDA to Release Preparedness and Response Plans
Talks on Water of the U.S. Rules Heats Up; USDA to Release Preparedness and Response Plans
While labeled a long-shot, Senate Republicans are seeking to strike down the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule. Legislation by Iowa Senator Joni Ernst seeks a disapproval resolution that would have to be enacted over a presidential veto. According to Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s office, a resolution of disapproval is a legislative procedure used to try to overturn regulations and rules put forth by t
Delays in Water of the U.S. Rule; USDA Investing in Sage Grouse Initiative
Delays in Water of the U.S. Rule; USDA Investing in Sage Grouse Initiative
Last Thursday, a North Dakota federal judge granted an injunction against the Waters of the U.S. rule, effectively delaying implementation by the Environmental Protection Agency for 13 states. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson of North Dakota issued a temporary injunction against the rule, while two other courts denied the injunction...
13 States Look for a Delay in Water of U.S. Rules; How Safe is Your Beef?
13 States Look for a Delay in Water of U.S. Rules; How Safe is Your Beef?
The clock is ticking down to implementation of the Environmental Protection Agencies Waters of the U.S. rule. 13 states have asked for an injunction to delay the rule, set to go into effect Friday. If granted, the injunction would halt the EPA from implementing the rule, which opponents argue is an increase in the agency’s jurisdictional reach...
Deadlines for Federal Crop Insurance Approaching; Trouble Bubbling in the Water Rules
Deadlines for Federal Crop Insurance Approaching; Trouble Bubbling in the Water Rules
USDA’s Risk Management Agency reminds producers in Idaho, Oregon, Colorado and Washington of the fast approaching 2016 sales closing deadlines for federal crop insurance programs. Producers need to buy, review, or modify their crop insurance policies for most fall-planted crops with winter coverage before the sales closing date of September 30 has passed...
Water Findings Worse Than Original Reported; Conservation Programs Works
Water Findings Worse Than Original Reported; Conservation Programs Works
The American Farm Bureau’s analysis of the Waters of the U.S. rule finds the final rule to be worse than EPA’s original proposal. American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman said the conclusions “are sobering.” The rule would give the EPA and the Corps of engineers the power to determine what falls under the regulation via remote desktop applications, without ever stepping foot on the land in ques

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