The Feds are making a test case out of this farmer, and if they win, food production in America will drop precipitously." That day has arrived where the EPA – under a Trump Administration – seeks to exert its full authority. This is a must-read article for everyone and especially those involved with farming or ranching. Also, see this related article: Farmer Plows Own Field, Faces $2.8 Million Fine For No Permit ? TN Editor
A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies.
Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, released those maps on Wednesday, while firing off a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy voicing concerns over why they were created in the first place.