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Safety advocates criticize proposed giveaways to auto industries

posted on October 23, 2015 at 4:46 PM

safety advocates say Congress is snubbing their agenda and taking sides with the auto and trucking industries. Full Story

Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterways

posted on August 27, 2015 at 4:22 PM

A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways. Full Story

Keystone XL: US review taking 5 times longer than average

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:13 AM

The federal review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas has dragged on for nearly seven years, more than five times the average for such applications. . 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

Market to Market (April 10, 2015)

posted on April 10, 2015 at 5:46 PM

Market to Market (April 10, 2015)
Full Program: The Obama administration ramps up its efforts to fight climate change. The Energy Department predicts prices at the pump will fall this summer to the lowest level in years. We’ll catch-up with a trio of Kansas brothers whose agricultural video... 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

Fracking: U.S. tightens rules for chemical disclosure

posted on March 20, 2015 at 4:25 PM

The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations. 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

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 30, 2015)

posted on January 30, 2015 at 7:26 PM

Market to Market (January 30, 2015)
Full Program: Senate Republicans make good on their promise to advance the Keystone XL pipeline. Renewable fuel supporters blast Obama Administration plans to cut the amount of ethanol in U.S. gas tanks. Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Market to Market (August 1, 2014)

posted on August 1, 2014 at 7:04 PM

Market to Market (August 1, 2014)
Full Program: Supporters -- and critics -- weigh in on Obama Administration plans to fight climate change. An Iraq war veteran embarks on a new mission to fulfill his agricultural dream. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson. Full Story

Environmentalist File Lawsuit To Protect Eagles From Wind Energy

posted on June 20, 2014 at 1:42 PM

The American Bird Conservancy argues that the rule, which extended by 25 years the length of time companies may kill or injure eagles without fear of prosecution, is illegal. Full Story

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)

posted on May 9, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)
Full Program: An international team of scientists works to eradicate a disease capable of decimating poultry in developing nations. Scientists and the Obama Administration release some dire predictions on the impact of climate change. Market analysis with Sue... Full Story

USDA Chief: Climate Change Already Hurting Farmers

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:04 PM

The Obama administration announced that seven new "climate hubs" will open in regions across the U.S., acting as clearinghouses for data and research about the effects of climate change. Full Story
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