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DTN Editors' Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier DTN Editor-in-Chief
Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:22 PM CDT

Farm groups continue to raise concern about the ultimate goal of new "interpretive rules" regarding the Clean Water Act and what constitutes "waters of the United States," which the CWA is authorized to hold sway over.

If you haven't followed our coverage on the issue, the concern is that if one takes the CWA language to its ultimate conclusion, as some lawsuit-happy citizens want to do, any mud puddle or field ditch, which ultimately drains into a regulated water body, could be regulated.

To be sure, there are those in what I'll call the radical environmental movement who would love ...

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