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NCBA Backs WOTUS Recommendations from Advisory Committee

Dan Cattle, Irrigation, Legislative, Water, WOTUS Act

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Advisory Committee (FRRCC) has issued their report on the Waters of the U.S (WOTUS) rule. The FRRCC’s recommendations include: Ensuring EPA compliance with the Clean Water Act and Supreme Court precedent limiting federal jurisdiction over bodies of water. Developing a clear definition of WOTUS that is easily interpreted by farmers and ranchers. Protecting WOTUS exemptions …

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NCBA on Lab Grown Meat

Dan Beef, Cattle

2022 looks to be another busy year for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) in their efforts on various issues for the nation’s cattle farmers and ranchers.  One of those issues concerns lab grown meat, and NCBA Sr. Executive Director of Government Affairs, Danielle Beck, recently provided an update on keeping the term “beef” to be used strictly by products derived from livestock raised by farmers and ranchers.

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NCBA Dealing with EPA Issues, Including WOTUS

Dan Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Water

While 2021 has been a busy year for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), their efforts on many fronts will continue in 2022. NCBA Chief Environmental Counsel Scott Yager explains what some of those issues are as they deal with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). And when it comes to the Waters of the United States (WOTUS), Yager says NCBA is working …

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NCBA on Infrastructure Package

Dan Cattle, Economy, Environment, Legislative, Regulation

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, otherwise known as the Build Back Better bill, is an infrastructure package focused on creating American jobs, rebuilding our nation’s roads and bridges, and combatting the climate crisis. President Biden signed the $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law back in mid-November. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Vice President of Government Affairs, Ethan Lane, says this …