In This Issue:
- Proposed EPA Water Rule Could Expand Regulatory Authority Over Streams and Wetlands
- USDA Finalizes Import Regulations for "Mad Cow Disease"
- Organic Farmers Effected by Farm Bill Extension...more
A new EPA rule could drastically expand the agency's regulatory authority over streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. The agency released a draft report in September titled "Connectivity of Streams and Wetlands to...more
Michigan farmers have been exempt from seeking permits for various activities since the 1980s, including performing drain maintenance within a private agricultural drain. They have also been allowed to "construct new...more