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Ag and Environment Outlook
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jan 19, 2015 03:35 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will try to make sense of nearly 800,000 public comments in finalizing the waters of the United States rule early in 2015. Ag groups and others opposed to the rule question whether EPA can make a serious effort to respond to concerns within six months after the public comment period closes in November. In addition, EPA will face added pressure to enforce the rule at a time when the agency is shedding staff.

EPA said in a statement to DTN that the agency has the necessary staff to finish the process on ...

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