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Water Rights

Read the latest news from the Montana Farm Bureau Federation on water issues and Montana water rights:

  • Farm Bureau applauds Montana lawsuit against EPA, Corps of Engineers June 30, 2015 The Montana Farm Bureau applauds Montana’s Attorney General Tim Fox for having the state join a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Waters of the U.S. rule. Fox joined 12 other states who contend the new definition of “Waters of the U.S.” violates provisions of the ...
  • MFBF expresses dismay at EPA’s finalized water rule June 5, 2015 The Montana Farm Bureau has expressed strong concern regarding the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers finalized rule to redefine “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act.  MFBF, along with other state Farm Bureaus, the American Farm Bureau and many other organizations have objected to the EPA going above and beyond ...
  • Prairie Potholes Stuck in EPA’s WOTUS Spin April 2, 2015 By Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation While the Environmental Protection Agency continues to court America’s farmers to support the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule (WOTUS), the messages of the agency’s charm offensive could actually be telegraphing a regulatory nightmare for many farmers across wide swaths of prime farm and ranch country. Based on messages ...