Final WOTUS Rule Released
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed May 27, 2015 11:23 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The final waters of the United States rule announced Wednesday was touted by federal officials as a scaled-down version of a proposed rule that drew opposition from agriculture and many other industry groups across the country as being too far-reaching and seemingly all inclusive of nearly every drop of water.

Three Obama administration officials told reporters Wednesday they read and responded to the concerns levied by some 1.2 million commenters on the rule.

Their message: Farmers have nothing to worry about with the new rule if they're not already required to have permits through the Clean Water ...

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