The head of the U-S Environmental Protection Administration says he visited Iowa to hear from farmers.  EPA administrator Scott Pruitt says the Obama rules were too restrictive so now they're trying to write rules that are more fair.  That's music to the hears of Iowa Senator Joni Ernst:

Pruitt says he's meeting with farmers and ranchers all throughout the country to get their input on water quality regulation, which Governor Kim Reynolds says is important:

Pruitt says in order to write new regulations under the Clean Water Act that are fair, and it's key to get input from folks in rural areas, which Iowa Senator Charles Grassley agrees with: