NEWS
McCarthy Grilled
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jun 25, 2014 03:35 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- As if an appearance before the House Oversight Committee Wednesday to answer questions about a rogue EPA employee/wannabe CIA agent wasn't enough of a pressure cooker, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy was pressed further on the agency's proposed Clean Water Act rule.

McCarthy said based on recent public outcry, her agency has "a lot of work to do" to close the gap between "EPA's intent" to clarify Clean Water Act jurisdiction and an agriculture and public perspective of the rule as a so-called land grab. EPA maintains the rule will provide clarity about the agency's jurisdiction and would ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider - Friday
Washington Insider - Friday
Iowa Solar Farm Powers Up
USDA Releases Greenhouse Gas Report
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider --Thursday
Endangered Species Act Reform Passed
Washington Insider --Wednesday
Ag Policy Blog