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July 12, 2010
By John Schlageck Rural Messenger

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July 12, 2010 – A recent
notice of intent to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed by the
Friends of the Kaw could cost the agriculture industry in Kansas millions of
dollars by pushing more nutrient control measures for wastewater treatment
systems on the agricultural landscape.


July 12, 2010 – A recent
notice of intent to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed by the
Friends of the Kaw could cost the agriculture industry in Kansas millions of
dollars by pushing more nutrient control measures for wastewater treatment
systems on the agricultural landscape.

Not only would this
expansion of authority be detrimental to Kansas agriculture, small businesses,
cities and others who have made significant improvements to control runoff and
to protect streams and water supplies, but there is little evidence the
requested standards would result in additional improvements to water quality.

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