A quartet of pro-biofuel groups, frustrated with the Environmental Protection Agency’s use of waivers that exempt small refineries from certain biofuel blending requirements, have sued the agency in an effort to curb the practice.
NextEra Energy Resources and Entergy Arkansas celebrated the commissioning of the largest universal solar energy project in Arkansas, with the capacity to generate 81 megawatts of electricity, or enough to power 13,000 homes.
The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved bills to fund the USDA, FDA and Army Corps of Engineers that steer clear of environmental issues addressed by the House’s versions of those same spending bills.
The future of a proposal to restrict the use of nitrogen fertilizer in certain areas of Minnesota is uncertain after Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed an agriculture policy bill passed by the state’s legislature.
Far-reaching restrictions on three neonicotinoid insecticides in the European Union have been upheld by the EU’s general court, prompting criticism from neonic manufacturers Syngenta and Bayer, and praise from environmental groups.
U.S. consumers are putting more trust in government agencies when it comes to food and nutrition information. That’s according to the latest survey by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation.