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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Feb 5, 2016 02:45 PM CST

While a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether to consider a legal challenge filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's total maximum daily load, or TMDL, in the Chesapeake Bay region, a new poll conducted on behalf of the American Farm Bureau Federation finds the majority of Bay area landowners surveyed want water quality issues dealt with on a local level.

According to a news release from AFBF, nearly 75% of residents polled in the watershed say state and local government authority of water resources should trump federal authority.

"When health, safety and environmental regulations are needed, nearly half say ...

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