The U.S. government may regulate mud puddles on private land in the future. A “leaked” document from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making waves in the agricultural community. Changes in the Clean Water Act sent to the Office of Management and Budget for interagency review referenced wetlands which could interpret standing water -- puddles -- as “wetlands.” While agriculture is exempt in the proposal, there are concerns about more government permits and intervention regarding surface water rights. . . .