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Farmers Riled Up About Proposed EPA Water Rule

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently released proposed revisions to the Clean Water Act. The agency says the new rule is designed to clarify the protections for the nation’s streams and wetlands.

But, as reporter Chris Lehman of Here & Now contributor Northwest News Network discovered, some farmers believe the new rule would subject them to unnecessary and costly changes.


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