NEWS
States Sue Over WOTUS
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jul 6, 2015 11:08 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Eighteen states wasted no time Monday filing a legal challenge to the new federal rule redefining waters of the United States.

EPA's hotly disputed rule under the Clean Water Act was published Monday in the Federal Register. By Monday afternoon, 18 states had filed lawsuits in federal court to challenge the legality of the new rule. The states asked the court to throw out the rule and prevent EPA or the Army Corps of Engineers from enforcing it.

The states filing lawsuits were Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
Nothing to Snort At
Cover Crops in Demand
PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought
Covering Up
Conservation Compliance High
Farming With Friendlies
Rain, Rain, Go Away
WOTUS Fine Print
Crops Swim in Texas
Explore Your Roots