How the 2019 Definition of WOTUS affects Agricultural and Specialty Crop Producers
This article summarizes the recent history of the Waters of The United States (WOTUS) in the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, published on April 21, 2020, and reviews which surface water bodies are considered and not considered WOTUS. The article provides clarity on the surface water bodies governed by State versus federal jurisdiction and how the ruling influences agricultural and specialty crop stakeholders.
Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension
Livestock and Agricultural Farmers and Producers, Specialty Crop Producers, Row crop and vegetable farmers and producers, Ornamental and Tree Growers and Producers, Nursery Growers and Producers, Turfgrass Managers and Producers, Orchard Producers and Growers
White SA, Park D, Barrett A, Jones J. How the 2020 Definition of WOTUS Affects Agricultural and Specialty Crop Producers. Clemson (SC): Clemson Cooperative Extension, Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension; 2020. LGP 1075. http://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/how-the-2020-definition-of-wotus-affects-agricultural-and-specialty-crop-producers/.
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WOTUS-lgp-coauthor-agreement-fillable.pdf (253 kB)
WOTUS response to reviewers.docx (16 kB)