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Articles by Ben Nuelle

EPA’s Pruitt gathers input for WOTUS redo

DES MOINES, IOWA, Aug. 8, 2017 - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt met with farmers, elected officials, and ag industry leaders today to hear feedback on re-writing the Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
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‘Pink Slime’ defamation lawsuit begins in South Dakota

ELK POINT, S.D., June 5, 2017 – The defamation lawsuit brought by a South Dakota meat processor against ABC News began Monday. Beef Products Inc. is suing ABC News and reporter Jim Avila for $1.9 billion, claiming the show caused the company to lose money after news reports in 2012 referred to their product as “pink slime.”
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Branstad preps for role as China ambassador as Xi heads to US

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 3, 2017 -- Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad heads to D.C. this week to meet with lawmakers and U.S. State Department officials about his nomination as Ambassador to China. The trip comes as Chinese President Xi Jinping prepares to meet with President Donald Trump in Florida, but Brandstad said he won’t be joining those discussions.
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