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Twin Cities airport plans solar power project

posted on October 3, 2014 at 10:34 AM

The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is planning a $25.4 million solar power installation to generate nearly 20 percent of the airport's electricity. Full Story

Judge tosses 6-state suit over California egg law

posted on October 3, 2014 at 10:30 AM

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by Missouri and five other states asking the court to strike down a California law barring the sale of eggs in the state produced by hens in cramped living conditions. Full Story

Oil industry offers crude-train testing standards

posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:38 PM

The oil industry's lead trade group released new standards on Thursday for testing and classifying crude shipped by rail after prior shipments were misclassified, including a train that derailed in Canada and killed 47 people. Full Story

Lawsuit alleges Templeton Rye misled customers

posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:37 PM

A Chicago law firm is suing Templeton Rye, alleging that the Iowa company broke consumer protection laws and misled drinkers with stories of its whiskey's origins. Full Story

Worrisome weed could threaten Upper Midwest crops

posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:37 PM

A weed strong enough to stop combines and resist many herbicides has been confirmed in South Dakota for the first time, raising concerns it could spread and cut deeply into crop production in the Upper Midwest — one of the few areas it hadn't yet... Full Story

Big fine for crashing drone in Yellowstone spring

posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:37 PM

A judge has ordered a Dutch man to pay more than $3,000 for crashing a drone into the biggest hot spring in Yellowstone National Park. Full Story

California may restrict common pesticide

posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:36 PM

California farmers who spray a widely used insecticide on some of the state's most abundant crops may soon have to overcome the nation's steepest restrictions or find another pest killer, officials said Thursday. Full Story

USDA details new risk-based farm payment programs

posted on September 26, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Farmers can start as early as next week on signing up for new safety net programs that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said replaces the much-criticized direct payments with government payouts based on the risks farmers face. Full Story

USDA Approves New Modified Corn, Soybean Seeds

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer. Full Story

FDA to Rewrite Proposed Food Safety Rules

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government said Friday it will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business. Full Story

Fracking Study Finds No Water Pollution

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:19 PM

The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania. Full Story

Group Levels Abuse Allegations Against New Mexico Dairy

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:19 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Livestock Board has launched an investigation into a southern New Mexico dairy after an activist working with an animal welfare group recorded secret video showing workers whipping cows with chains and wire... Full Story

Governor Signs First California Groundwater Rules

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:18 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will no longer be the last Western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state's management of its groundwater supply, bringing... Full Story

Indiana Berm to Block Asian Carp from Lake Erie

posted on September 18, 2014 at 2:33 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Work could start this fall on building a nearly 2 mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh considered a possible pathway for Asian carp to reach the Great Lakes. Full Story

Cuts to Food Stamps Will Only Hit Four States

posted on September 18, 2014 at 2:25 PM

Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found. Full Story

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