Waupaca, WI
Current Conditions
0:35 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
52°F
Dew Point
50°F
Humidity
95%
Wind
E at 5 mph
Barometer
0.00 in. F
Visibility
7.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:54 a.m.
Sunset
06:38 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 48 to 60 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 12 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
66°F / 48°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
70°F / 48°F
Light Rain
Friday
54°F / 32°F
Light Rain/Snow
Saturday
39°F / 31°F
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
52°F / 31°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
53°F / 38°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
49°F / 30°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:35 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 66 to a low of 48 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 13 miles per hour from the southeast. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 64 to 66 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 9 and 13 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 62 to 56 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 11 miles per hour from the southeast.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 58 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 10 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 70 to a low of 48 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 22 miles per hour from the southeast. 0.65 inches of rain are expected.

AFBF presents case on Chesapeake Bay regulations

Oct. 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Attorneys for the American Farm Bureau Federation delivered legal arguments explaining why the Environmental Protection Agency violated the Clean Water Act when it issued its "Total Maximum Daily Load" regulation for the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed.

AFBF believes that states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, not the federal government, are authorized by law to decide how best to achieve water quality goals.

"The Clean Water Act put states in the driver's seat when it comes to decisions about how to achieve clean water and restrictions on land use and development," according to Don Parrish, senior director of regulatory relations for AFBF.

AFBF delivered the oral arguments and answered questions during a lengthy session before Judge Sylvia H. Rambo in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, PA.

More than a dozen Pennsylvania farmers, as well as staff from several state Farm Bureau organizations within the watershed, attended the argument to show their support for the legal challenge.

"Judge Rambo clearly believes this case is important and involves complex legal questions," said AFBF General Counsel Ellen Steen. "She had carefully studied the parties' arguments and was active in her questioning.

At the end of a very long day of arguments, she told the parties not to expect a quick decision.

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