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Farm Bureau Official Concerned About Possible Navigable Waters Ruling

Farm Bureau Official Concerned About Possible Navigable Waters Ruling

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The Environmental Protection Agency is trying to broaden its authority over regulating under the Clean Water Act. The Agency has sent a draft rule to the Office of Management and Budget for review and is awaiting a ruling. American Farm Bureau Federation’s Senior Director of Regulatory Relations Don Parrish says that’s concerning to his group and should also be for farmers and ranchers who need to stand up and weigh in when the comment period is held after the rule comes out.

Parrish says any rule applying to the Clean Water Act or Navigable waters needs to take more than environmental concerns into account before it becomes final.

Parrish shared his thoughts with growers attending the recent annual meeting of the South Dakota Corn Growers.

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