Iowa Public Television


Market to Market July 22, 2005 (#3046)

In the News

  • EPA Document Concludes MTBE May CauseCancer
    (Jul 22, 2005) More than 20 U.S Senators asked the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, this week for more information about an internal document that reportedly concludes the gasoline additive MTBE may cause cancer.
  • Senate Confirms Dorr for USDA Post
    (Jul 22, 2005) The Senate this week confirmed Iowa farmer Thomas Dorr as agriculture undersecretary for rural development after he wrote a letter of apology for insensitive remarks made four years before his nomination to his new post.
  • WTO Chief: I'm Hitting The Alarm Button
    (Jul 22, 2005) Ahead of a critical meeting next week, WTO chief Supachai Panitchpakdi warned in Geneva, Switzerland, this week that global trade talks are at a standstill and face a "crisis of immobility." "I have said before that my finger was hovering over the...
  • California Assesses Farmer Compliance with Water Rules
    (Jul 22, 2005) Two years into California's first attempt, to monitor farm pollution flowing into rivers and streams, state officials still are unsure how many farmers are complying with the program.