This week’s Cotton Newsline is 2 cut. All cuts are Keith Menchey, (pronounced men-chee), Manger of Science and Environmental Issues for the National Cotton Council.
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Senator Feingold introduced S-787, the Clean Water Restoration Act which would replace the term Navigable Waters in the Clean Water Act. Keith Menchey, Manager of Science and Environmental Issues for the National Cotton Council says this is an expansion of federal authority.
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According to Menchey the bill was passed by the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee but has gone no further.
There is an August recess coming up and all the members of the house and senate will be back in their district. We encourage farmers to voice their concerns if you have an opportunity during the break.