NEWS
More Water in EPA Jurisdiction
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Dec 18, 2013 02:38 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Contrary to what EPA officials have suggested in recent public statements, farmers and landowners will pay more for permits and wetlands mitigation because of the way federal agencies want to broaden the Clean Water Act, according to EPA's own September 2013 analysis.

Exactly how many waters will be regulated as a result of the new Clean Water Act guidance rule remains a point of contention.

In September, EPA proposed a new rule defining "Waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act because a pair of Supreme Court decisions had left a lot of uncertainty over ...

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