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Developers, not farmers, get biggest hit from wetlands rule

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President Donald Trump often points to farmers as among the biggest winners from the administration's proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country. But under longstanding...
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Developers, not farmers, get biggest hit from wetlands rule

5 monthes ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump often points to farmers as some of the biggest winners from the administration's proposal last month rolling back federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country.
But under longstanding federal law and rules, farmers and farmland already are exempt from most of the wetlands rules that the Trump administration is targeting.
Government figures suggest that developers, not farmers, would get more regulatory relief under the proposed rollback.
President Donald Trump is set to speak to farmers in New Orleans Monday.
Attorney Geoff Gisler of...
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Judge blocks Trump administration birth control coverage rules in 13 states

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A federal judge in California has blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C
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