The House of Representatives took action on two bills that the agricultural community has strongly supported. H.R. 311, the Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act (FUELS Act), was passed by the House by a unanimous voice vote. The legislation amends the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) provisions under the Clean Water Act (CWA). It requires the EPA administrator, in implementing the SPCC rule with respect to any farm, to require certification of compliance ...

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