Beef Producers Back EPA Panel’s WOTUS Input As High Court Delays Action

January 18, 2022
Beef producers are backing an EPA advisory panel’s recent recommendations on how the agency and the Army Corps of Engineers should define “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) that qualify for Clean Water Act (CWA) protections, as the Supreme Court continues to weigh whether to take up a case on the term’s legal meaning. EPA’s Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Advisory Committee (FRRCC) last week quietly released recommendations to EPA Administrator Michael Regan urging him to respect “limits on the...

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