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Corps Approves Irrigation Permits in Washington

  • April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently approved permits for all but the largest orchards near Wenatchee,...

EPA’s “Waters of the US” Proposed Definition Open for Comment

  • April 22, 2014

Posted April 22, 2014   Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers published their proposed definition...

Judge Finds EPA Water Transfers Rule Unlawful

  • April 15, 2014

Posted April 15, 2014   In Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Inc. v. U.S. E.P.A., Nos. 08-CV-5606 (KMK), 08-CV-8430 (KMK),...

EPA Explains Proposed Rule Clarifying “Waters of the U.S.”

  • April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014   U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrators recently acted to explain the proposed rule clarifying the phrase “waters...

EPA, Corps Announce Proposed Rule Clarifying “Waters of the U.S.” under the Clean Water Act

  • March 26, 2014

Posted March 26, 2014   Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers announced a joint proposed...

Iowa Environmental Commission Holds Hearing on Livestock Operation Rules

  • March 19, 2014

Posted March 19, 2014   The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission recently began the process for adopting rules for overseeing manure runoff...

Wyoming Welder Faces EPA Fines for Building Pond

  • March 19, 2014

Posted March 19, 2014   Andy Johnson, a Wyoming welder, is facing up to $75,000 per day in fines by the...

States Move to Limit EPA Authority under CWA

  • March 5, 2014

Posted March 5, 2014   Florida, Texas, Alaska and 18 other states recently filed an amicus brief on behalf of the...

Water Quality Trading Network to Promote Consistency

  • February 25, 2014

Posted February 25, 2014   A coalition of government officials and environmental advocacy groups have created a national network on water...

Lawmaker Introduces Clean Water Act Provision

  • February 13, 2014

Posted February 13, 2014   U.S. Representative Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) introduced legislation that would require oversight and inspection of chemical...

WA Dairy Fined $6,000 for Manure Spill

  • January 31, 2014

Posted January 31, 2014   The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) cited a Washington dairy and fined it $6,000 for...

AFBF Appeals Chesapeake Bay Ruling in Favor of EPA

  • January 30, 2014

Posted January 30, 2014   The American Farm Bureau Federation recently asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit...

EPA Appeals Ruling in West Virginia Clean Water Act Case

  • January 23, 2014

Posted January 23, 2014   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth...

Vilsack Says Leaked Draft of EPA Clean Water Act Rule Not Final

  • January 20, 2014

Posted January 20, 2014   Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, told the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) that the leaked EPA...

GAO Report on Clean Water Act Calls on EPA, Congress to Make Changes

  • January 16, 2014

Posted January 16, 2014   A recent report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) studied the effectiveness of pollution targets,...

AFBF President Criticizes EPA, Congress in Convention Remarks

  • January 14, 2014

Posted January 14, 2014   The president of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), Bob Stallman, criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Federal Judge Rules for Florida and EPA over Water Quality Standards

  • January 10, 2014

Posted January 10, 2014   A federal judge recently ruled in favor of Florida and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Chesapeake Energy to Pay $10 Million for Clean Water Act Violations

  • January 8, 2014

Posted January 8, 2014   Chesapeake Energy, an Oklahoma oil and gas company, will pay $10 million for violating the Clean...

Judge Dismisses Water Quality Trading Lawsuit against EPA

  • December 16, 2013

Posted December 16, 2013   A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the use of water quality trading to clean up...

USDA and EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading

  • December 6, 2013

Posted December 6, 2013   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced an expanded...