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.
Smith to Unveil Grazing Legislation at September 17 Hearing
The Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry, chaired by Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA), will hold a hearing on Wednesday, September 17 to examine public lands grazing issues. Agriculture Committee Chairman Bob Smith (R-OR) will attend the hearing to unveil his "Forage Improvement Act of 1997," legislation to reform public lands grazing.
Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry
Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA), Chairman
Wednesday, September 17, 10:00 a.m.
Room 1300 Longworth House Office Building.
All media are invited and welcome.
For more information, please call either Dave Redmond (202-225-4050) or David Spooner (202-225-3329), of the Agriculture Committee's staff.