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Stories Tagged "Barack Obama"

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Market to Market (August 7, 2015)

posted on August 7, 2015 at 6:53 PM

Market to Market (August 7, 2015)
Full Program: As forests burn, the USDA reaches deeper into its firefighting pocketbook. A looming El Nino could break western drought but will relief arrive in time, and the White House launches another salvo of global climate change cuts. Market analysis... Full Story

Coal States Oppose Updated EPA Power Plant Rule

posted on August 7, 2015 at 5:51 PM

Coal States Oppose Updated EPA Power Plant Rule
The White House upped the ante this week on the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2014 proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, revealing plans to further slice output from 30 to 32 percent by 2030. Full Story

President Makes Climate Change Case While Wild Weather Rolls On

posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:28 PM

President Makes Climate Change Case While Wild Weather Rolls On
The president used his commencement speech this week to the Coast Guard Academy to say warming temperatures and rising tides pose a serious threat to global security. Meanwhile, Mother Nature didn't wait for discussion and kept bringing the rain... Full Story

Market to Market (February 6, 2015)

posted on February 6, 2015 at 6:46 PM

Market to Market (February 6, 2015)
Full Program: President Obama proposes a $4 trillion budget to the GOP-controlled Congress. Producers navigate a complex maze of new federal support programs. Market analysis with John Roach Full Story

Market to Market (January 23, 2015)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 8:26 PM

Market to Market (January 23, 2015)
Full Program: Barack Obama outlines priorities for the final two years of his presidency. We’ll meet a Texas maverick who blazed the trail for ranchers of the feminine persuasion. Market analysis with Dan Hueber. Full Story

Senate Says Climate Change Real, but Doesn't Agree on Cause

posted on January 23, 2015 at 11:43 AM

The Republican-controlled Senate acknowledged Wednesday that climate change is real but refused to say humans are to blame. Full Story

Market to Market (January 2, 2015)

posted on December 31, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Market to Market (January 2, 2015)
Full Program: Americans welcome the New Year with a decidedly upbeat economic outlook. California growers ponder the fallout of President Obama’s move to spare millions from deportation. A synergetic effort unites farmers and fishermen in the quest for a better... Full Story

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)

posted on December 19, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)
Full Program: Hand out the cigars, President Obama normalizes relations with Cuba. A faith-based effort in the Heartland aims to ‘feed a man for a lifetime...’. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

McConnell Wants to Stop Coal Rules

posted on December 19, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama's coal plant regulations, saying a White House "crusade" has devastated his state's economy. Full Story

Market to Market (November 21, 2014)

posted on November 21, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Market to Market (November 21, 2014)
Full Program: President Obama sidesteps Congress to reform immigration policy on his own. A lame duck Senate puts up yet another roadblock for the Keystone XL Pipeline. We visit a contest where competitors don husking hooks for a battle of the bangboards. Market... Full Story

Obama Pushes Immigration Reform

posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Obama Pushes Immigration Reform
Ignoring furious Republicans, President Obama issued an executive order on immigration Thursday night, sparing nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and focusing enforcement efforts on felons instead of families. Full Story

US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change

posted on November 14, 2014 at 5:53 PM

US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change
Putting differences aside this week, the United States and China, the world’s top two emitters of greenhouse gases, announced a groundbreaking deal to combat climate change. Full Story

President signs water projects bill worth $12 billion

posted on June 13, 2014 at 3:55 PM

President signs water projects bill worth $12 billion
Waterways across America will get a facelift after the stroke of Barack Obama’s pen. The president approved a $12.3 billion bill this week aimed at improving historic ports to enhancing flood control in the Corn Belt. Full Story

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)

posted on January 17, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)
Full Program: One week after a toxic chemical spilled into a West Virginia river, thousands still are without water. Critics of genetically modified foods urge President Obama to fulfill a campaign promise made in 2007. America’s first legal sales of... Full Story

Renewable Fuels Advocates Respond to Associated Press Reports Criticizing Ethanol

posted on November 15, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Renewable Fuels Advocates Respond to Associated Press Reports Criticizing Ethanol
Washington responded to soaring gasoline prices by including a Renewable Fuels Standard, or RFS, in the 2005 Energy Bill. The RFS established an ethanol production mandate requiring 4 billion gallons of the renewable fuel be blended with gasoline... Full Story
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