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Issues Remain as Buffers Move from Capitol to Cropland

posted on October 2, 2015 at 3:44 PM

State officials are moving to implement new requirements for setbacks between cropland and waterways passed by the Legislature this year, but concern and confusion among farmers and lawmakers surrounding the new law makes it clear — the buffer... Full Story

Tests on Ducks Could Provide Early Warning on Bird Flu

posted on October 2, 2015 at 3:44 PM

Wildlife managers in the upper Midwest expect the first results next week from tests that could provide an early warning on whether ducks flying south for the winter are carrying the deadly kind of bird flu that devastated the region's poultry... Full Story

Loose Emu Recognizes Owner, Returns Home

posted on October 2, 2015 at 3:44 PM

An emu famous for running wild through New Hampshire for more than a week has been reunited with its owner and returned home to Vermont, perhaps after recognizing the man's jacket. Full Story

Industry, Chinese Officials Sign Giant Soybean Deal

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:09 PM

Chinese officials agreed at a ceremony in Des Moines to buy 13.18 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans. Full Story

Former Peanut Exec Gets 28 Years in Prison for Outbreak

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:08 PM

A former peanut company executive was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak, the stiffest punishment ever handed out to a producer in a food-borne illness case. Full Story

Caterpillar to Cut Jobs in Reaction to Economic Shift

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:08 PM

Caterpillar is planning another round of job cuts that could exceed 10,000 people through 2018, as the construction and mining equipment maker adjusts to downturns in key markets. Full Story

EPA Hears Widely Different Views on Methane Emission Threat

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:02 PM

Over-regulating methane emissions could discourage the use of environment-friendly natural gas, an energy industry representative told the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday. Full Story

California Regulators to Restore Emissions-Cutting Fuel Rule

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:02 PM

California regulators are poised to restore rules requiring a 10 percent cut in carbon emissions on fuels sold in the state by 2020. Full Story

Senators Want Ban on Vessel Shipments of Oil on Great Lakes

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:01 PM

Michigan's U.S. senators are calling for a ban on shipments of crude oil by vessels on the Great Lakes. Full Story

USDA adds suffocation to bird flu euthanasia methods

posted on September 18, 2015 at 5:18 PM

A new federal bird flu control policy says ventilation systems must be shut off as a means of suffocating entire poultry barns if other methods of euthanasia cannot be completed within 24 hours. Full Story

Farmworkers' union claims victory in California labor battle

posted on September 18, 2015 at 4:52 PM

A judge in California says one of the nation's largest fruit growers committed unfair labor practices by trying to block the United Farm Workers from representing its workers. Full Story

Interior Dept.: High-risk oil, gas wells checks lack funding

posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:48 PM

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management lacks sufficient resources to inspect high-risk oil and gas wells on federal land as a drilling boom continues in Wyoming, Colorado and other states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Tuesday. Full Story

New Mexico official: EPA kept water data secret after spill

posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:42 PM

Federal regulators refused to share water-quality data for weeks following a blowout of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine that fouled rivers across the Southwest, a New Mexico official said Thursday. Full Story

Oregon neighbors rally to save 3 giant sequoias

posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:41 PM

A Portland neighborhood is rallying — literally — around three big sequoias that a developer plans to cut down. Full Story

House panel votes to lift 40-year-old U.S. ban on oil exports

posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:07 PM

A Republican-led House committee has endorsed a bill to lift the four-decade-old ban on crude oil exports. Full Story
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