Today, Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after North Dakota District Court Judge Ralph Erickson issued a preliminary injunction to halt the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule from being implemented in 13 states. It would affect Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
Lucas Welcomes New Republican Member to the Ag Committee
Tamara Hinton (202) 225-0184
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.