Ag Policy Blog
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:41 AM CDT

American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman said in a statement Thursday that the industry's attempts to reach out to EPA officials have been unsuccessful on many of the issues of concern for agriculture in the proposed Clean Water Act rule.

This comes on the heels of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy's trip to Missouri last week, during which she met with farmers and gave a speech in front of agribusiness representatives, in an attempt to begin to calm the waters on the proposed rule.

"AFBF and several state farm bureaus have met with the EPA repeatedly, and each time agency ...

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