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EPA Proposes 2014 RFS, Reduces Biofuel Requirement

  • November 20, 2013

Posted November 20, 2013   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its proposed 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS), reducing...

Groups React to EPA Clean Water Act Report

  • November 14, 2013

Posted November 14, 2013   Agriculture organizations are raising concerns over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) draft report “Connectivity of...

Ethanol Producers Await EPA Ruling on 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard

  • November 14, 2013

Posted November 14, 2013   Biofuel producers and gasoline refiners are anxiously awaiting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) release...

Farm Bill Provision Could Hide Farm Locations from Public

  • November 12, 2013

Posted November 12, 2013   The farm bill conference is currently considering a provision that would prohibit the government from disclosing...

Maine Bill to Stop the Use of Certain Pesticides

  • November 6, 2013

Posted November 6, 2013   A bill which would put a moratorium on the use of a certain type of pesticide...

WV Poultry Grower Wins Clean Water Act Case Against EPA

  • October 25, 2013

Posted October 25, 2013   In Alt v. EPA, a federal judge ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), stating...

Groups Sue EPA Over Fish Consumption Estimates

  • October 23, 2013

Posted October 23, 2013   Conservation and commercial fishing groups recently filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),...

Groups Sue EPA Over Withdrawal of Factory Farm Rule

  • October 17, 2013

Posted October 17,  2013   A coalition of community, animal welfare, and environmental organizations has filed a lawsuit against the U.S....

Farm Groups Appeal Chesapeake Bay Ruling

  • October 16, 2013

Posted October 16, 2013   Farm and commodity groups have announced they will appeal a recent district court judge’s decision to...

Update: District Court Ruling Forces EPA Action on “Dead Zone”

  • October 9, 2013

Posted October 9, 2013   In Gulf Restoration Network, et al. v. Jackson, No. 12-677, 2013 WL 55328547 (E.D.L.A. September...

EPA Opens Review of Pesticide Methyl Bromide

  • October 9, 2013

Posted October 9, 2013   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened its registration review of fifteen fumigant pesticides, including...

EPA to Investigate Hawaii Molasses Spill

  • October 7, 2013

Posted October 7, 2013   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Hawaii’s state Department of Health will both investigate a...

EPA Proposed Rule to Clarify Clean Water Act Jurisdiction

  • September 26, 2013

Posted September 26, 2013   A proposed rule intended to clarify which waters and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water...

District Court Ruling Forces EPA Action on “Dead Zone”

  • September 24, 2013

Posted September 24, 2013   On Friday, a U.S. District Judge ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has six months...

Judge Rules EPA Can Enforce Nutrient Standards in Chesapeake Bay

  • September 19, 2013

Posted September 19, 2013   A federal judge upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to set and enforce nutrient standards in...

EPA and Iowa Reach Agreement on CAFO Oversight

  • September 17, 2013

Posted September 17, 2013   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) have reached an...

EPA Announces Receipt of Applications for Use of Flonicimide on New Foods

  • August 30, 2013

Posted August 30, 2013 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the receipt of applications to add new food uses...

Senators: EPA Should Not Require Farmers to Comply with Spill Rules

  • August 26, 2013

Posted August 26, 2013 Senators Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and Mark Pryor (D-AR) recently sent a letter to the Environmental Protection...

EPA Releases New Pesticide Labels to Protect Bees

  • August 23, 2013

Posted August 23, 2013 Last week, the EPA released new pesticide labels in an effort to protect bees and other...

Plaintiffs, EPA Reach Settlement; EPA Not to Seek New CAFO Regulations

  • August 23, 2013

Posted August 23, 2013 According to an agreement with the Chesapeake BayFoundation (CBF), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not...