Current and future court challenges to the “waters of the U.S.” rule must be heard in federal district courts, not circuit courts of appeals, the Supreme Court said Monday in a unanimous decision that ultimately could lead to lawsuits filed all over the country.
EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers are proposing to extend the effective date of the 2015 "waters of the U.S." rule for two years in order to eliminate confusion that may arise from a Supreme Court ruling on where the challenges to that rule should be heard.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2017 - Trade talks with Mexico and Canada move into their fourth round this week, while the House Agriculture Committee continues its preparations for the next farm bill by holding a listening session in upstate New York.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2017 - John Duarte, the California nursery owner who faced more than $30 million in fines and mitigation for plowing his land, has agreed to pay the government $1.1 million to settle the case against him.
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).