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Greens Hit Obama On Energy Plan

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

A simmering division between the president and environmental groups is starting to boil over. Full Story

Market to Market (April 8, 2011)

posted on April 8, 2011 at 7:04 PM

Market to Market (April 8, 2011)
Full Program: Industry experts champion agriculture's increasing role in U.S. energy policy. Congress hits the brakes on EPA efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. Market to Market examines the economic impact of 25 years worth of Farm Aid. Market... Full Story

Market to Market (April 1, 2011)

posted on April 1, 2011 at 5:04 PM

Market to Market (April 1, 2011)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department releases its official guesstimates on spring planting intentions. President Obama unveils plans to cut America’s oil imports by one-third over the next decade. And for the 25th time, Willie Nelson and friends stage a... Full Story

Obama Seeks to Jump Start Energy Reform

posted on April 1, 2011 at 3:04 PM

Obama Seeks to Jump Start Energy Reform
A sizable drop in the U.S unemployment rate sparked a significant rally in the stock market Friday. Full Story

Market to Market (March 18, 2011)

posted on March 18, 2011 at 7:03 PM

Market to Market (March 18, 2011)
Full Program: Shockwaves from Japan's catastrophic earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis ripple through the global economy. House lawmakers ponder the impact of environmental regulations on American agriculture.Those stories and market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Market to Market (March 11, 2011)

posted on March 11, 2011 at 7:03 PM

Market to Market (March 11, 2011)
Full Program: Despite record U.S. exports, America's cavernous trade gap widens. House lawmakers ponder the impact of EPA regulations on agriculture. And the markets factor USDA's latest estimates on global supply and demand. Those stories and market... Full Story

Obama Still Supports Climate Legislation

posted on July 30, 2010 at 2:07 PM

Obama Still Supports Climate Legislation
Citing a lack of Republican support, Senate Democrats abandoned plans, last week, to pass an energy bill with caps on emissions of carbon dioxide. Full Story

Market to Market (May 14, 2010)

posted on May 14, 2010 at 7:05 PM

Market to Market (May 14, 2010)
Full Program: Major players in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster are summoned to Capitol Hill. An unlikely coalition of politicians and environmentalists work to regulate carbon dioxide. And the USDA releases projections for a record corn harvest and a bumper... Full Story

Senators Unveil American Power Act

posted on May 14, 2010 at 4:05 PM

Senators Unveil American Power Act
The Northeastern Senatorial duo of Democrat John Kerry and Independent Joseph Lieberman unveiled a long-awaited energy and climate bill this week. Full Story

Obama Tours Wind Energy Plant in Fort Madison

posted on April 30, 2010 at 1:04 PM

Obama Tours Wind Energy Plant in Fort Madison
The first stop on President Obama’s “White House to Main Street Tour” was Fort Madison, Iowa where he was on the "cutting edge" of wind turbine blades manufactured by Siemens Energy. The officers say 9 million young adults, or 27 percent of all... Full Story

Obama Pays Visit to World's Largest Ethanol Producer

posted on April 30, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Obama Pays Visit to World's Largest Ethanol Producer
Speaking at a Macon, Missouri biorefinery operated by South Dakota-based POET, President Obama renewed his commitment to homegrown, renewable energy. The officers say 9 million young adults, or 27 percent of all Americans ages 17 to 24, are too... Full Story

Obama Pushes Senators for Climate Bill

posted on March 12, 2010 at 10:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama made a renewed push for a long-stalled climate and energy bill Tuesday, urging lawmakers at a White House meeting to pass a comprehensive bill this year. Full Story

Senators Unveil New Climate Change Bill

posted on October 2, 2009 at 8:10 PM

Senators Unveil New Climate Change Bill
U.S employers trimmed their payrolls far more than expected last month, pushing the nation's unemployment rate to a 26-year high. Full Story

Nelson Joins Other Senators on Biofuel Legislation

posted on September 25, 2009 at 8:09 PM

OMAHA (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson has joined several other Midwest senators in introducing federal legislation they say is aimed at protecting the region's biofuels industry. Full Story

Senators Wrangle Over Climate Change

posted on July 10, 2009 at 8:07 PM

Senators Wrangle Over Climate Change
Thanks to modest gains in U.S exports and concurrent declines in imports, America's cavernous trade deficit fell in May to its lowest level in more than nine years. Full Story
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