The Biden administration is considering a multi-year reduction to the nation’s biofuel mandate, a move that would surely anger farmers and biofuel interests hoping to see stronger support for the program.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan on Monday offered an updated timeline for the Biden administration's efforts to write a new regulation aimed at defining a "water of the United States."
With Democrats struggling to agree on their $3.5 trillion Build Back Better spending plan, a senior leader of the House Democratic caucus says the final vote on the Senate-passed infrastructure bill could be delayed.
President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Elaine Trevino as the next ag trade negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Department of Agriculture has announced three individuals who will hold key staff positions.
The overwhelming majority of federally threatened and endangered species are likely to be “adversely affected” by three commonly used neonicotinoid insecticides, the Environmental Protection Agency said in draft assessments that were met with immediate criticism from grower groups.
Representatives of state farm bureaus, as well as individual farmers and ranchers, spoke out in favor of keeping the Trump administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule in place at an online meeting today.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose trimming biofuel usage mandates for 2021, while increasing the renewable volume obligations for next year, a Capitol Hill source confirmed to Agri-Pulse.