Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Pennsylvania farmer Robert Brace has paid more than a million dollars in legal fees and fines in a 30-year land battle with the federal government.

Dozens of states, agricultural and business industry groups have filed lawsuits in courts around the country, claiming the changes hand the government an unreasonable amount of authority over land use.

EPA says Clean Water Act ruling does not create any new permitting requirements and maintains all previous ag exemptions. Ag groups disagree.

The Environmental Protection Agency has dropped an appeal for a ruling concerning a West Virginia farm.

S. 175 would ensure Clean Water Act permits are not needed for the applications of pesticides and amends FIFRA by stating that no permit shall be required for the use of a pesticide that is registered under FIFRA.

The U.S. EPA has withdrawn an order demanding that West Virginia poultry grower Lois Alt obtain a Clean Water Act discharge permit for stormwater runoff from her farmyard.
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