News

EPA Administrator Battles “Misinformation”

Spencer, IA: (Jul 11, 2014) – EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy made a two-day swing through Missouri this week in full damage-control mode.

McCarthy first talked to farmers near Columbia and ended with a speech before the Agricultural Business council of Kansas City on Thursday.

EPA’s relationship with agriculture has been strained on a number of fronts, and McCarthy said farm country’s response to proposed modifications to the Waters of the U.S. rule caught the agency off guard.

McCarthy says she has been trying to combat misinformation about the proposed rule. McCarthy says she believes farmers and the EPA are on the same page when it comes to protecting water.

Local Headlines

in Local

Bar Burglars Caught

Fresh
Clay Sheriff Dept 1240

Two from Cherokee face charges in connection to string of burglaries...

in Local

LeMars Officer Assaulter Found

News Arrest1240 1

A LeMars man suspected in the assault of a LeMars resident and a Merrill police officer

in Local

Two Semi Accident

Minnesota State Patrol

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating an accident involving two semi's in Jackson County.

in Local

Bar Burglary In Paullina Over Weekend

lawenforcement1240

A $500 reward reward is being offered in connection to a weekend burglary at JD Tavern in Paullina...

in Local

Rural Broadband Expansion Funding Announced

connect

Construction is slated to begin in 2016...