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Wyoming's farmers and ranchers battle burdensome regulations


February 15, 2018

Courtesy Senator Barrasso

Left to Right: Senator Barrasso with Niels Hansen.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), welcomed Niels Hansen, secretary and treasurer of the Public Lands Council and member of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, to the committee. Hansen was testifying before the committee at a hearing on "the Impact of Federal Environmental Regulations and Policies on American Farming and Ranching Communities."

 At the hearing, senators received testimony from stakeholders on the effects that one-size-fits-all environmental regulations have on farmers an...

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