NEWS
Water Connectivity Disconnect
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Nov 8, 2013 12:56 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- A number of agriculture and other interest groups made their voices heard on a water connectivity report developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ahead of a public-comment period that ended Wednesday. Some fear the report will be used to expand the agency's Clean Water Act authority on U.S. farms and ranches.

The report is a compilation of previous academic studies that point to how smaller water bodies including intermittent streams are connected to larger water bodies, making the case as to why EPA should regulate those waters.

EPA released the water connectivity report in recent weeks ...

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