Biden, Trump on Clean Water and Navigable Waters Protection Rule

October 2020

President Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, each took time to respond to the American Farm Bureau Federation's survey on agriculture issues.

Question from the American Farm Bureau Federation: The Navigable Waters Protection Rule replaces the 2015 Waters of the United States rule and defines federal water jurisdiction while continuing to protect water quality. The rule will make water and land protection, management and planning more efficient and effective by drawing clearer lines between areas subject to federal versus state jurisdiction and clarifying that usually dry areas should no longer be considered federally regulated waters. As president, do you support the Navigable Waters Protection Rule and would you retain it?

Read all the answer to their agricultural questions here: