Proposed Water Rule a Return to Overreaching Regulations

Proposed Water Rule a Return to Overreaching Regulations
Nov 25, 2021

Subscribe to our Newsletters

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule to replace the Navigable Waters Protection Rule.

“AFBF is disappointed EPA is returning to an overly complicated interim water rule. Overreaching regulations create major permit backlogs for the federal government and result in long delays for farmers and ranchers who are working to keep America fed. We are particularly concerned EPA is bringing back the significant nexus test. This case-by-case test threatens to unfairly regulate large areas of private land miles from the nearest navigable water.

Click here to see more...

Trending Video

Saving Corn from the Drought - A Seed World Strategy Webinar

Video: Saving Corn from the Drought - A Seed World Strategy Webinar


The U.S. has faced everything in the past few years — from flooding to drought! But how are we working to breed corn for extreme weather conditions? What are breeders looking for, and what are they doing to innovate?