FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Texas Threatens EPA Lawsuit
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Aug 12, 2014 12:45 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The state of Texas will sue the EPA and win if EPA does not withdraw the proposed Clean Water Act rule, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott warned in a comment letter to the agency Monday.

Abbott joins a growing chorus of state attorneys general who are expressing concern about the proposed rule. Just last week, 15 other state attorneys general asked EPA to withdraw the interpretive rule that identifies 56 conservation practices that are exempt from the Clean Water Act.

Abbott, the Republican nominee for Texas governor, wrote in a seven-page letter on Monday that EPA misinterpreted ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy DTN Contributing Agronomist Dan Davidson gives his take on the Six Secrets of Soybean Success pro...
  • Mountain Top Prices North Carolina's mountain cattle producers have always been an independent bunch. But a new allia...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Saving Our Forgotten Harvest About 40% of America's food goes uneaten each year. This nonprofit is working to remedy that prob...
  • Look Beyond Yield Soybean industry increases efforts to promote the importance of oil and protein content to farmer...
  • Ask the Vet Is this fly-control mineral block safe for my whole herd?
Related News Stories
Judge: 'Ag-Gag' Law Unconstitutional
Clean Power or Power Shortage?
WOTUS Document Dump
Washington Insider -- Monday
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider -- Friday
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider -- Thursday
States Want WOTUS Delayed
Washington Insider -- Wednesday