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WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - New research indicates that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller and the most widely used herbicide in the world, is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic risk to humans.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - A major biodiesel retailer has agreed to pay a $27 million fine and retire renewable fuel credits worth $71 million to resolve alleged violations of the Renewable Fuel Standard program. The penalty is the largest in the history of EPA's fuels programs.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - A regulatory
framework needs to be initiated immediately for lower-carbon, higher-octane
fuel such as ethanol, if EPA and other agencies hope to fulfill the (ambitious
goals) of the CAFE-GHG
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - Although a long-term
renewable energy tax credit policy is in place, a bipartisan group of 20
that other policy and permitting issues still hinder wind and solar
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - Congress has
cleared a stopgap spending bill that will keep the government running until
December, averting a shutdown that could have occurred when the new fiscal year
starts this Saturday.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - The House approved a $5 billion water infrastructure bill Wednesday, setting the stage for negotiations with the Senate on a compromise version that can be passed after the election.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association is applauding the House of Representatives for passing the Communications Act Update Act of 2016, which includes provisions to combat problems of telephone calls failing to complete to rural areas.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Bayer CropScience
has decided to drop any further attempts to challenge cancellation of its
registration for the insecticide flubendiamide, which it had sold under the trade
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Economists at Texas
A&M University say the Bayer-Monsanto merger would boost cottonseed prices
by more than 18 percent while the pending combination of Dow and DuPont would
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - USDA has set a
December deadline to put together a comprehensive list of still unanswered
questions related to the National
Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard and to...
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Hundreds of thousands of corn growers may participate in a class-action lawsuit against Syngenta for selling genetically modified seed with a trait that had not been approved by China, a federal judge has ruled.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - The Fish and
Wildlife Service's decision to delist the gray wolf in Wyoming relied too much
on the state's word that it would maintain a viable population of wolves within
its borders, an attorney for environmental groups...
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - The Federal
Aviation Administration on Tuesday received some measured praise from
stakeholders for what they said were much improved regulations for using unmanned
aircraft systems (UAS), or drones.
This week's guest on Open Mic is Ed Hamberger, President and CEO of the American Association of Railroads. In this week's interview Hamberger discusses the longstanding relationships between agriculture, railroads and feeding the world. But the industry is facing economic and regulatory challenges that could negatively affect the rail industry and its customers. The AAR supports expanded global trade through the Trans-Pacific Partnership and is hopeful a new Congress can bring needed change to corporate tax laws.