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WOTUS HEARING

Republican Senators used a congressional hearing Wednesday to press an Army representative for an explanation on why the Corps of Engineers opted to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule despite opposition in some internal memos. Details at FarmWeekNow.com.

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WITHDRAW WOTUS

 A coalition of 63 business groups representing everything from farm organizations to oil and natural gas groups, as well as homebuilders, mining, manufacturing and even golf-course trade groups all joined to write federal regulators on Monday again asking them to withdraw the proposed rule redefining waters of the United States.  

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WOTUS UPDATE

President Obama’s senior advisers are recommending a veto should Congress approve a bill being pushed by House Republicans that would prohibit the EPA from implementing a proposed rule aimed at clarifying which waters of the U.S. are under its jurisdiction as part of the Clean Water Act (CWA). There’s still time to send your message… read more

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DITCH THE RULE

IFB joined 23 other business organizations and farm groups at a morning news conference at the Sangamon County Farm Bureau Building in Springfield. Members representing the Home Builders Association of Illinois, Illinois Coal Association and Illinois Manufacturers’ Association will provide statements. Check out coverage on FarmWeekNow.com.

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