Iowa was not one of the original plaintiffs fighting WOTUS, but a ruling Tuesday allows the state to join the fray. “The EPA’s WOTUS Rule imposes unnecessary burdens on Iowans,” Iowa Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg said.
Mandatory evacuations were imposed for parts of three East Coast states Tuesday as millions of Americans prepared for what could become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades.
Outbreaks of the highly contagious African Swine Fever that affects pigs and wild boar have been reported in four different Chinese provinces over the past month. The U.N. is worried it could jump the border.
The farmer who employed murder suspect Cristhian Bahena Rivera says he's received death threats. Rivera was charged with the murder of missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts. Rivera worked at the dairy farm.
Smithfield Foods has been ordered to pay $473 million dollars to defendants in a federal "nuisance" case. Six neighbors of three North Carolina hog operations claim they suffered from "unreasonable nuisances."
Lawmakers, including some Republicans, are losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes and are talking increasingly about legislative action to protect U.S. jobs.