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November 18, 2014

Poultry producers say ‘Waters of U.S.’ rule would significantly burden operations

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council and National Turkey Federation filed comments with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the proposed rule developed by the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) to define “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Like many other potentially affected parties, the three organizations note that the rule extends the authority and jurisdiction of the CWA and will confound practical implementation, and should be withdrawn. Read More

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