Tag Archives: Clean Water Act

Presidential Memorandum on Promoting the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West

via  LAND & AGRICULTURE Issued on: October 19, 2018 Subject:        Promoting the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached in EPA Dispute Over Wyoming Stock Pond

via NorthernAg.net OMAHA (DTN) — A Wyoming family has gone from facing more than $20 million in fines for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act when they built a stock pond, to now having to plant trees and install … Continue reading

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Victims of the Federal Bootprint

A relentless bombardment of threats, fines, regulatory takings, lawsuits, and other means of perpetual harassment is killing what remains of our family-owned farms. It is not only America’s food supply that is imperiled by this onslaught; equally important (if not … Continue reading

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North Dakota judge clarifies 13-state WOTUS ruling

Judge says ruling in 13-state Waters of the U.S. case applies only to those states, not nationwide Far from the perfect solution but better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick. — jtl, 419 via Beef Producer … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended

from Patrick Bray, EVP, Arizona Cattlemen’s Association Submit Comments to Stop EPA from Expanding Clean Water Act Authority If you haven’t yet submitted comments, do so now before the November 14th deadline with a few easy steps! Click HERE for comments you … Continue reading

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8 Resources To Better Understand EPA’s Water Grab

…under the proposed rule, could that puddle of water alongside the ranch driveway soon fall under federal control? Private property? What private property? Quit paying your protection money (aka ad valorem taxes) and see who ends up with “your” property. … Continue reading

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Will the Proposed Clean Water Act Hurt or Help Farmers?

As any tyrannical conqueror knows, before a people can be conquered and subjugated, they must be alienated from the land. Water makes a good surrogate because the land is essentially worthless without water. Water IS the land–especially in the arid Southwest. … Continue reading

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EPA Water Police Coming to Your Farm, Business — and Back Yard

Question: And this is a sincere question. I’d really like to know the answer. When will enough be enough? What is it going to take to get people to stop bellyaching and take action? (Same question phrased two ways) — jtl, 419 … Continue reading

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WATERS OF THE U.S.

Allan Savory (President at Savory Institute) commented on our last water post: “If only we could get people to understand what matters is making the available rainfall more effective which is easy to (do by) holistically planning grazing. Making just … Continue reading

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Texas court finds agency can’t deny pecan farmers’ water rights without compensation

by Jennifer Thompson via the Pacific Legal Foundation Blog Last October, we related the story of Glenn and JoLynn Bragg, pecan farmers in Medina County, Texas, who suffered from a state agency’s taking of their water rights.  PLF filed an amicus … Continue reading

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