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.
Lucas Welcomes New Republican Member to the Ag Committee
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WASHINGTON – Today, Ranking Member Frank Lucas announced the addition of Rep. Tom Rooney of Florida to the Republican membership of the Agriculture Committee. Rep. Rooney will serve on the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management and the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research.