posted on August 8, 2014 at 5:42 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin retaliated this week against western sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine. On Wednesday, Putin banned ALL imports of meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, and dairy products from the United States, the European...
posted on August 1, 2014 at 4:05 PM
Hundreds voiced their opinions this week over proposed changes to federal guidelines and clean energy standards governing power companies.
The Environmental Protection Agency held hearings in a handful of cities on the reforms.
posted on February 14, 2014 at 7:56 PM
The Agriculture Department predicts the bottom line for most U.S. farmers will decline significantly this year. EPA says some Midwestern farmers are making progress in protecting the environment, but much work remains to be done. Despite strident...
posted on December 6, 2013 at 5:59 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency held a hearing this week on a proposal to reduce the amount of ethanol to be blended into U.S. gasoline.
posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:44 AM
New data suggests the EPA has dramatically underestimated U.S. methane emissions. The farm bill stalls in conference committee, largely over differences in spending on nutrition. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson.
posted on October 4, 2013 at 1:19 PM
The effect of the federal government shutdown on the rest of the country
posted on June 27, 2013 at 4:59 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has displayed a lack of urgency in the wake of a deadly Texas fertilizer plant explosion and must regulate potentially explosive chemicals immediately, legislators said Thursday.The Chemical...
posted on November 16, 2012 at 7:38 PM
Congress and the President begin work to keep America from slipping over the Fiscal Cliff…
The Environmental Protection Agency denies requests to waive ethanol production mandates. Wind energy proponents explain why tax incentives are crucial for...
posted on September 14, 2012 at 4:51 PM
Aerial surveillance of confined feeding operations by the EPA has drawn the ire of several from the field to Capitol Hill.
posted on September 14, 2012 at 4:35 PM
Presidential Candidate surrogates were part of forum to discuss agricultural issues.
posted on February 10, 2012 at 1:23 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The lingering dispute over new water pollution rules for Florida will move to an administrative law court following final passage Thursday of a bill that in effect gives them legislative approval.
The Florida Department of...
posted on February 10, 2012 at 1:16 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Bread and rolls are the No. 1 source of salt in the American diet, accounting for more than twice as much sodium as salty junk food like potato chips.
That surprising finding comes in a government report released Tuesday that...
posted on February 10, 2012 at 12:32 PM
Nevada (AP) - Test results the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cited repeatedly as evidence that irrigated crops and livestock next to a polluted Nevada mine are safe for consumption were based on samples from four onions taken more...
posted on January 18, 2012 at 3:09 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota will take the lead in testing a federal program that encourages farmers to reduce agricultural pollution.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa...
posted on January 17, 2012 at 3:54 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says biofuels are playing a growing role in the civilian aircraft and airline industry and in the military.
Vilsack spoke Monday at a business roundtable meeting at Chicago-based...