FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Jul 3, 2014 06:46 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

EPA to Undertake PR Campaign with Farmers

Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency plan over the next several months to meet with farmers and agricultural interests about the agency's proposal to redefine the extent of the federal government's jurisdiction over the "waters of the United States." Federal law gives EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers jurisdiction over these bodies of water, so any change in the term's definition carries with it the ability for the government to have greater or ...

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