Entries by Erica Mitchell

AGRI-PULSE: 2019 Regulatory Preview: WOTUS tops agenda for ag groups

“People with any stake in the 2015 rule can go right to the proposal and know what’s in it,” said Don Parrish, senior regulatory affairs director at the American Farm Bureau Federation. Parrish pointed to the fact that EPA already received about 6,000 comments on a “pre-proposal.” Parrish said AFBF is generally pleased with the proposal, but would like […]

THE MEXICO LEDGER: Audrain Farm Bureau annual meeting highlights county improvements, Farm Bill, Republican political efforts

Bryan Nichols, field representative for Sixth Congressional District Rep. Sam Graves, noted the change to the Waters of the United States rule by the Environmental Protection Agency, announced Dec. 11. The rule change, which passed into law as part of an omnibus bill in May, is still in its public comment period, which will end […]

IDAHO STATE JOURNAL: Opinion: On the importance of water infrastructure

To best enable water projects and towns across Idaho and our nation to continue to deliver clean water while facing growing pressures on our water resources, primary jurisdiction over the allocation, management and use of water must remain as constitutionally directed — with the states, not the federal government. Last year, President Trump issued an […]