WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, introduced Dr. Howard Hill, the President of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and a hog farmer from Cambridge, Iowa, at today’s hearing.

The hearing, entitled “The Impact of Federal Environmental Regulations and Policies on American Farming and Ranching Communities” focused on the need to reform environmental regulations that have negatively impacted America’s rural communities and agricultural economy.

As Senator Ernst noted, Dr. Hill has a background in veterinary medicine, and has served on the board of directors and co-chaired the NPPC’s Environmental Policy Committee.

Watch her introduction of Dr. Hill here or by clicking on the image below.

Watch the hearing and testimonies here.