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Agriculture Secretary Perdue Issues Statement on Waters of the United States Rule

Sep 12, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the following statement by Secretary Sonny Perdue on the Environmental Protection Agency for taking another step to fulfill President Trump's pledge to repeal and replace the Waters of the United States rule:

"Repealing the WOTUS rule is a major win for American agriculture. The extreme overreach from the past Administration had government taking the productivity of the land people had worked for years.

"Farmers and ranchers are exceptional s...