U.S. EPA Articles
Federal judge issues temporary injunction against EPA 'Waters' rule
South Dakota is 1 of 13 states in which EPA's "WOTUS" rule did not go into effect on Aug. 28, thanks to a temporary injunction granted by a federal judge in North Dakota.
"Waters of the U.S." rule takes effect Aug. 28, 2015
There's a lot you need to know about farming & ranching under EPA's new WOTUS regulations.
Farm Bureau encourages comments to EPA on monarch butterfly protection plan
Comment by Aug. 24 on this EPA plan which could have far-ranging effects on farmers' use of necessary herbicides.
SDFB statement on South Dakota joining states' lawsuit against EPA
Members of the South Dakota Farm Bureau are thanking Attorney General Jackley for joining other states in lawsuit against the EPA's "Waters of the U.S." rule.
Farm Bureau releases detailed analysis of EPA "Waters" rule
The WOTUS final rule is even worse than the draft, according to a thorough analysis by legal and policy experts at the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Farmers are skeptical about EPA final "Waters" rule
The EPA has published the final version of its "Waters of the U.S." rule, but farmers are skeptical that their substantive comments were taken under consideration.
New infographic shows potential reach of Clean Water Act
Small, temporary waters on our farms and ranches could be federally regulated, as shown in this new infographic.
Ranchers invited to West River meetings to learn about Clean Water Act and new pasture insurance options
Meetings are scheduled for October 6-8 in Reva, Faith, New Underwood, Philip, Chamberlain and Winner.
Northeast SD meetings planned for farmers to learn details of EPA "Waters" rule
Farm Bureau is hosting public meetings in Webster and Hazel this week for area farmers to learn how the EPA "Waters of the U.S." rule will impact them.