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Two feedlots in northeast Nebraska have reached a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) following the discovery of manure runoff issues.
Nebraska Cattle Feeders Agree to Pay EPA Water Fines for Manure Runoff

Two feedlots in northeast Nebraska have reached a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) following the discovery of manure runoff issues.

2 years ago
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Pruitt’s EPA Not Putting Up Fences, WOTUS Reformation

AgDay's Clinton Griffiths sits down in a one-on-one interview with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

2 years ago
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Tax Reform Losers From Biofuels to Coal to Get Second Chance

Billions in breaks for energy sought in ‘tax extenders’ bill.

2 years ago
EPA, Iowa Meat Processor Reach Settlement Over Violations

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement that requires a kosher meat processing plant in northeastern Iowa to pay a $43,000 penalty.

4 years ago
Rangeland Restoration Benefits Cattle and Prairie Chicken

Cattle and lesser prairie-chickens both need healthy rangeland to thrive. Through voluntary conservation efforts, farmers and ranchers in the southern Great Plains can restore habitat for this iconic bird while strengthening working lands. 

4 years ago
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Washington Cattle Feeder Fined $50,000

A cattle feeding operation in Walla Walla County, Wash. has been fined $50,000 for failing to manage air pollution.

4 years ago
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NCBA and PLC Keep the Pressure on WOTUS

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Public Lands Council along with 34 state affiliates and stakeholders sent a letter to 11 democrat members of the Senate encouraging Congress to act in a bi-partisan manner to withdraw the EPA and Army Corps’ of Engineers’ “waters of the United States” rule. 

5 years ago
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US District Court Overturns ESA Listing for Lesser Prairie Chicken

On Sept. 1, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas overturned the Administration’s listing of the Lesser Prairie Chicken under the Endangered Species Act.

5 years ago