Last night, President Obama announced a series of immigration executive actions relating to border security, deportation proceedings, and undocumented immigrants, including action to defer deportation for certain individuals that in effect provides them with temporary legal status and the ability to work legally.
On November 14, 2014, the American Horse Council (AHC) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) opposing a proposed rule to redefine “Waters of the U.S.” under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
On September 9, 2014, the House passed the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5078), introduced by Representative Steve Southerland (R-FL). The bill would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) from finalizing or implementing a proposed rule to define “Waters of the U.S.” under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The bill is supported by the AHC and a broad coalition of Agricultural groups.