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EPA CAFO Reporting Rule Comments

January 19, 2012Environmental Protection Agency Water Docket, Mail Code: 28221T 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20460 Docket No. EPA–HQ–OW–2011–0188Re:  National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Reporting Rule To whom it may concern: The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA)…

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Comments on Proposed Changes to Child Labor Regulations

December 1, 2011Wage and Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor Room S-3502 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20210RE: RIN 1235-AA06 Child Labor Regulations, Order and Statements of Interpretation; Child Labor Violations – Civil Monetary Penalties; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for CommentsThe National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA),…

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Pesticide Policy Coalition letter to Senate leadership urging passage of HR872.

November 30, 2011The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator Reid and Senator McConnell:As you are aware, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued its 175 page  National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Pesticide…

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DHS Ammonium Nitrate Security Program Comments

December 1, 2011U.S. Department of Homeland Security National Protection and Programs Directorate Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (NPPD/ISCD) 245 Murray Lane, S.W., Mail Stop 0610 Arlington, VA 20598-0601Re: The Department of Homeland Security’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Establish An “Ammonium Nitrate Security Program” (Docket No. 2008-0076)To whom it may…

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Coalition letter to Senate supporting Barrasso-Heller Amendment on Waters of the US Rulemaking Senate

November 14, 2011Dear Senator,The Waters Advocacy Coalition (“WAC”) writes to ask for your support in stopping the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) from expanding the federal government’s regulation of private and public lands under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The undersigned organizations urge you to vote in support of…

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Letter to Ag Comm. Leadership about 2012 Farm Bill Priorities

 October 27, 2011The Honorable Debbie Stabenow                                             The Honorable Frank Lucas Chairwoman                                                                                   Chairman Senate Committee on…

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State & Local Government, and Industry Coalition Comments on Waters of the US Guidance

July 29, 2011The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson                                 Administrator                                                            U.S. Environmental Protection Agency                       1200 Pennsylvania Avenue                                     Washington, DC 20460                  …

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Letter in Support of an Amendment to Enhance the Capabilities of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

September 30, 2011 The Honorable Joseph Lieberman, Chairman Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Susan Collins, Ranking Member Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Lieberman and Ranking Member Collins: I am writing on behalf of the…