Clean Water Act
By: Kay Ledbetter
AMARILLO – Ongoing water legal battles around the state and nation could set precedents that affect all landowners, so they bear watching, according to Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural law specialist in… Continue reading
By: Terri Queck-Matzie
By the end of last year, nearly half of Iowa’s livestock feeding operations had undergone an environmental compliance inspection under an agreement between the Environmental Protection Agency and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. That made feedlot… Continue reading
By: John George, Ag Engineering Associates
The recent EPA WOTUS debacle is a classic case in point of the importance of effective political and bureaucratic advocacy. Most agricultural membership associations rely solely on their leadership, staff, and lawyers when engaged… Continue reading
By: John George, P.E. Agricultural Engineering Associates
Q: How Did EPA Come Up with the 10 Day Time Limit for Dewatering Runoff Detention Ponds? This requirement can be difficult for my yard to meet.
A: When the Clean Water Act… Continue reading
By: David Saxowsky, Associate Professor
The nation recently has given considerable attention to the Environmental
Protection Agency’s (EPA) revised regulation that defines “waters of the United
States” for the purpose of the Clean Water Act.
Despite the conflicting opinions and… Continue reading
Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5078 Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 in an attempt to halt the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed “Waters of the United… Continue reading