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American Farm Bureau Weighs in for Grower in Clean Water Act Suit

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall sent a letter to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue last Friday stating: “The Duarte prosecution has been a poster child for the disregard of the statutory farming exemptions by the U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers over the past eight years.”

 

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