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USDA Reports Bring Out the Bulls

posted on July 2, 2015 at 6:48 PM

USDA Reports Bring Out the Bulls
USDA's quarterly stocks, acreage and crop condition reports bring out the market bulls. Full Story

EPA Holds Hearing On Cuts to the Renewable Fuels Standard

posted on June 26, 2015 at 5:40 PM

EPA Holds Hearing On Cuts to the Renewable Fuels Standard
New crop domestic ending stocks are based on predictions of bringing in near record crops during the 2015 harvest season Full Story

White House: Action needed now to slow climate change

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:47 PM

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama administration argued in a new report Monday that warns of dire effects of global warming. Full Story

EPA proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:07 PM

The Obama administration on Friday proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming. Full Story

Some in Congress Define New WOTUS Rule as Government Overreach

posted on June 12, 2015 at 2:32 PM

Some in Congress Define New WOTUS Rule as Government Overreach
A few members of the U.S. Senate joined some of their colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives claiming new rules defining waters of the U.S. were nothing more than governmental overreach. Full Story

EPA: No widespread harm to drinking water from fracking

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:46 PM

Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water... Full Story

Market to Market (May 29, 2015)

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:20 PM

Market to Market (May 29, 2015)
Full Program: The EPA officially defines what are -- and are not -- "Waters of the U.S.." Torrential rains in Texas lead to catastrophic flooding in America’s 4th largest city. We ride along with a group of storm chasers documenting one of nature’s most ominous... Full Story

Water policy awashes rural America

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:05 PM

Water policy awashes rural America
The final rule released Wednesday clarifies previous exemptions and exclusions in the Clean Water Act as part of the Waters of the United States policy. Full Story

EPA Proposes Drastic Cuts to Biofuels Production

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:04 PM

EPA Proposes Drastic Cuts to Biofuels Production
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed drastic cuts to the Renewable Fuels Standard Full Story

House votes to block EPA regulation of streams, wetlands

posted on May 15, 2015 at 12:10 PM

House Republicans on Tuesday voted to block government rules that would clarify which streams, tributaries and wetlands should be protected from pollution and development under the Clean Water Act. Full Story

Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:40 PM

The cornerstone of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it's already facing a high-stakes legal challenge from critics who want to halt the process in its tracks. Full Story

Some governors push back over McConnell letter to defy EPA

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:40 PM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for governors to defy proposed federal rules to limit pollution has been met with mostly silence, but leaders in downwind New England states and drought-stricken areas in the West are pushing back. Full Story

Des Moines Water Works restarts nitrate removal equipment

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Des Moines Water Works is restarting its nitrate removal equipment as nitrate levels in the rivers used for source water exceed federal regulations. Full Story

Lower Oil Prices Lead to Lower Gas Prices for this Summer

posted on April 10, 2015 at 5:39 PM

Lower Oil Prices Lead to Lower Gas Prices for this Summer
With the peak driving season about to get in gear, the Energy Department predicts that U.S. motorists will pay the lowest summertime fuel costs in nearly six years Full Story

Top Senate Republican Tells States: Ignore EPA Carbon Rules

posted on March 6, 2015 at 4:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican is telling states to ignore a central part of President Barack Obama's plans to curb the pollution blamed for global warming. Full Story
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