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Where Water Ends and Land Begins: Tribal Rights Under the Clean Water Act 

The Clean Water Act, with its initial laws made in 1948, allows the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set minimum water quality standards for navigable waters within the nation and creates a system for states to voluntarily require stricter standards than the EPA. But what are the water quality rights of tribes under the CWA?

Policy Watch… 

Nebraska Farm Bureau takes an active role in Governor Pillen’s Property Valuations Working Group; Rep. Flood introduces legislation to support ethanol use in aviation fuel; Sen. Fischer looks to connect the last acre with high-speed, high-quality internet service; and it’s time to start the policy development process; get all the details in this week’s Policy Watch. 

Rural Living: A Day in the Life of an Exhibitor at the County Fair 

For many families, county fairs are an evening of magic and entertainment. For the kids exhibiting livestock, it is the culmination of a year of hard work as they compete to see who will reign supreme and share the story of agriculture. Meet Clara, Halee, and Chase: three livestock exhibitors from across Nebraska who are set to show their livestock projects at their county fair! 

Calling All Young Farmers & Ranchers! 

Join us for the Southeast Region YF&R Social Aug. 26. Grip it and rip it at Top Golf in Omaha from 1-3 p.m. while you connect with other young farmers and ranchers. 

Nebraska Farm Bureau Hires New Talent in Public Policy and Membership, Marketing and Communications  

Nebraska Farm Bureau welcomed Kole Pederson as the director of regulatory and environmental affairs on the Public Policy team, and Abby Durheim as a marketing and communications coordinator on the Membership, Marketing and Communications team.  

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