Local

Watershed Task Force To Meet

Photo: clipart.com

Watershed Task Force To Meet

The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force meets today in Pierre.

The committee was created to run three years, and look at issues related to drainage, flood control and other watershed issues.

Senator Jason Frerichs of Wilmot says he hopes they can come up with some legislation to help lay some ground rules…

 

Frerichs says they have focused on a couple of important issues…

 

Frerichs says there may have to be some difficult compromises…

 

The task force is now in its second year of meetings.

Recent Headlines

in National

TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airports

tsa

The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.

in Local

State Prison Inmate Back In Custody

inmate

A minimum-security state prison inmate who failed to return to the minimum-security unit on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary on July 17th is back in custody.

in Agriculture

Trans Pacific Partnership Talks Continue

trade

Further Trans Pacific Partnership discussions got underway in Hawaii this week.

in Agriculture

Waters of the U.S. Rule Meets More Opposition

Watershed

Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Jim Inhofe says internal memos submitted by the Army Corps of Engineers to his panel undermines the Clean Water rule.

in Agriculture

Agriculture Exports to Cuba Could Benefit from New Credit Legislation

cuba flag

Senate Appropriators have approved legislative provisions that could ease credit restrictions on U.S. exports to Cuba.