Missouri House Moves to Ease Regulation on Small Farms

From Associated Press – JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri House has given initial approval to a proposal that would exempt small farms from parts of the state’s clean water law. The proposal, approved Wednesday, says farms would not need a permit to allow water from their property to run into the state’s waterways, whether from irrigation or precipitation. The exemption would not apply to larger farms. The Department of Natural Resources would still be allowed to intervene to …

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