FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Mapping the CWA
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:32 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farm groups are using mapping technology in their latest effort to block EPA from finalizing new regulations under the Clean Water Act.

A map of the state of Iowa virtually is covered in red -- a color that has agriculture groups burning mad at an image that represents all the waters that could be considered jurisdictional if the proposed Clean Water Act rule becomes finalized. An image from the South Dakota Farm Bureau maps the same waters painted green across easily two-thirds of that state -- mostly covering South Dakota's western half.

A number of ag groups ...

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