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Stories Tagged "Obama Administration"

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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

Market to Market (January 10, 2014)

posted on January 10, 2014 at 7:18 PM

Market to Market (January 10, 2014)
Full Program: Environmentalists blast the Obama Administration’s push for "Clean Coal." Students gain hands-on farming experience at a leading Land Grant University. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. Full Story

Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout

posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:58 AM

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)
Full Program: A series of tornadoes cuts a path of death of destruction in the Midwest. The Obama Administration proposes reducing the amount of ethanol in America’s fuel. In America’s Dairyland, producers discover there’s nothing quite as sweet as sugar... Full Story

Plan would lift Lower 48 wolf protections

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:12 PM

With more than 6,100 wolves roaming the Northern Rockies and western Great Lakes, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe told The Associated Press that a species persecuted to near-extermination last century has successfully rebounded. Full Story

Market to Market (March 29, 2013)

posted on March 29, 2013 at 1:45 PM

Market to Market (March 29, 2013)
Full Program: DuPont and Monsanto mend fences and agree to expand their biotech products. EPA analysis reveals many of America’s rivers and streams are in poor biological health. And the Agriculture Department releases its much-anticipated Prospective Plantings... Full Story

Market to Market (March 22, 2013)

posted on March 22, 2013 at 6:51 PM

Market to Market (March 22, 2013)
Full Program: Lawmakers find money for food inspection in a bill averting a government shutdown. The Obama administration touts the role of better nutrition in the war on childhood obesity. And spring is here, time to get ready for wildfires in the tinderbox... Full Story

EPA to Reduce New Power Plants' Carbon Pollution

posted on March 30, 2012 at 2:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration forged ahead on Tuesday with the first-ever limits on heat-trapping pollution from new power plants, ignoring protests from industry and Republicans who have said the regulation will raise electricity... Full Story
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