Judge refuses to block Clean Water Act rule nationwide

From Agri-Pulse A federal judge in North Dakota declined to block implementation of the Obama administration’s Clean Water Act rule nationwide, leaving it in force in all but 13 states. U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson last week granted a request by the 13 states to stop the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers from enforcing the rule. ... Read More »

NAWG submits comments on butterfly risk management approach

From NAWG The Environmental Protection Agency released a document outlining a risk management approach for identifying options to protect the Monarch butterfly and has been soliciting public comments. The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) submitted comments, stressing the importance of working with wheat growers and the impact restricting access to herbicides, such as glyphosate, would have on agriculture operations including ... Read More »