Water Articles

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UDAF Announces Availability of Water Optimization Funding

10/22/2019

This $3 million in funding was designed to support individual farmer projects that demonstrate a need and ability to reduce consumptive water use while maintaining or even improving agriculture production and productivity.

Illinois Farmer Stands His Ground Against Wrongful NRCS Wetlands Determination

10/9/2019

AFBF and Illinois Farm Bureau have jointly released a new video, “This Farmer Stands His Ground Against USDA Mistreatment,” on social media. The video tells a compelling story about farmer Kurt Wilke’s experience dealing with government regulations.

Farmers Stand Together for Clean Water and Clear Rules

9/24/2019

Farm Bureau is hopeful that farmers soon will have the common-sense rules we have been calling for, as we look to the new Clean Water Rule the Administration is finalizing.

Federal Court Sends Illegal Water Rule Back to EPA

9/9/2019

A federal court says the 2015 Waters of the United States rule is unlawful under the Clean Water Act

Federal Court Sends Illegal Water Rule Back to EPA

8/27/2019

The ruling was a victory not just for the plaintiff states, but a broad coalition of more than a dozen private sector groups, including the American Farm Bureau Federation.

USDA Invests in Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in 24 States

8/11/2019

Investments will Benefit 133,000 Residents in Rural Communities

Tax Exemption from Water

8/5/2019

Should Utah change its policy and tax water? No.

UPDATE Water Banking Draft Legislation

8/5/2019

An update on the draft Water Banking Legislation

Farm Bureau tells Senate Farmers Need a New, Better Rule

6/14/2019

It is time for the agencies to move on to a legally sound basis for determining federal jurisdiction over waters.”

Court Strikes 2015 Water Rule

6/3/2019

A federal court on Tuesday invalidated the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 expansion of federal jurisdiction over small and isolated waters.

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