U.S. Supreme Court decision: A win for Kansas agriculture or loss for environment?


The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed down a decision limiting the power of federal environmental regulators to oversee the country's wetlands and waterways in a ruling billed as a win for state agricultural interests.

The state's biggest agricultural groups celebrated the court's decision, which was criticized for undercutting the Clean Water Act while seen as bolstering Kansas' ongoing legal challenge to new rules protecting wetlands.

Kansas and 23 other states brought a lawsuit contending that it’s the . . .


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