In: Renewable Energy
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 26, 2017
- April 26, 2017
- Mark Camarigg
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes environmental, landowner liability,...
United Airlines flight to run on animal fat and farm waste
- July 1, 2015
Posted July 1, 2015 United Airlines will soon use biofuel made from animal oil and by-products as early as this...
Senators Introduce Bill to End Corn-Ethanol Mandate
- January 19, 2015
Posted January 19, 2015 Sens. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced a bill to approve the Keystone XL...
BLM Extending Solar and Wind Energy Comment Period
- November 24, 2014
Posted November 24, 2014 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is extending the comment period on a proposed rule, to...
Bridge to Clean Energy Future Act Introduced
- September 25, 2014
–> Posted September 25, 2014 Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa have introduced a bill titled the Bridge to...
RFS Sent to OMB for Review
- August 25, 2014
Posted August 25, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) final rule to...
RIN Quality Assurance Program
- July 21, 2014
Posted July 21, 2014 Under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program, producers and importers of renewable fuel generate Renewable Identification...
Legislation Introduced to Repeal RFS Ethanol Mandates
- June 24, 2014
Posted June 24, 2014 Congressman James Lankford (R-OK) introduced the “Phantom Fuels Elimination Act” that would repeal the corn ethanol...
$12.5 Million Available in Matching Payments under BCAP
- June 12, 2014
Posted June 12, 2014 The Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the availability of $12.5 million in matching payments under the...
Michigan Ethanol Project Upheld By Court Rulings But Development Is Stalled
- June 6, 2014
Posted June 6, 2014 A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge to an environmental assessment of a $10 million...
Appeals Court Upholds EPA’s 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard
- May 16, 2014
Posted May 16, 2014 The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently rejected arguments challenging the U.S....
USDA Announces Funds to Cut Energy Costs for Farmers, Ranchers, and Rural Small Businesses
- May 8, 2014
Posted May 8, 2014 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently announced that USDA is seeking applications from rural agricultural producers...
Texas Family Wins $3 Million Verdict for Fracking Damages
- April 30, 2014
Posted April 30, 2014 A Texas family has won a $2.925 million judgment against Aruba Petroleum over damages to their health...
Iowa Legislature Passes Biodiesel Production Tax Credit Bill
- April 29, 2014
Posted April 29, 2014 The Iowa legislature recently passed a bill to extend the state’s biodiesel tax credit, according to...
May 16 CLE: Mid-South Agricultural & Environmental Law Conference
- April 24, 2014
Posted April 24, 2014 The Arkansas Bar Association, the National Agricultural Law Center, and the National Sea Grant Law Center...