House Committee on Agriculture Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee Chairman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers final “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule. This rule further obscures the original intent of the Clean Water Act (CWA) by significantly expanding waters subject to federal jurisdiction.
D.C. Farm Bill Hearings
Apr 25, 2012 Issues: Farm Bill
The House Agriculture Committee held the third and final series of hearings in Washington, D.C. This series included eight Subcommittee hearings designed to recieve input on agricultural programs in preparation for writing the next Farm Bill.