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Clean Water Act Battle
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Mar 21, 2014 12:18 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Rancher Andrew Johnson's family's future in Fort Bridger, Wyo., may hinge on whether a stock pond he built in 2012 on his eight-acre ranch is used for fishing or to support ongoing farming activities.

With a state engineer's permit in hand, Johnson constructed what has become a wildlife oasis along 2-foot-wide by inches-deep Six Mile Creek on his small cattle ranch in the southwestern part of the state.

The pond draws flocks of geese and ducks, an occasional bald eagle, and family fishing outings usually result in a haul of large brown trout. His cattle and other ...

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