In: Clean Water Act
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...
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...
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...