President Donald Trump releases a fiscal 2020 budget that will push yet again for deep cuts in USDA’s budget to help offset for a steep increase in defense spending, while House Democrats set the stage for revising expired biofuel tax incentives.
The Senate confirmed Andrew Wheeler as EPA administrator on a 52-47 party-line vote, clearing the way for him to move forward with implementing major regulatory priorities of the Trump administration, including finalization of a new "waters of the U.S." rule and a year-round waiver for E15.
Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue told the House Agriculture Committee today that the Environmental Protection Agency won’t wrap up rulemaking for summertime E15 sales in time for the summer driving season. But the EPA isn’t so sure.
The 2018 midterms were notable for a variety of reasons, and ag, food, and select energy political action committees reached deeper into their pockets than ever before to edge their way into the conversation.
A new lawsuit filed Monday by the National Wildlife Federation says the Environmental Protection Agency failed to consult with federal wildlife officials before expanding biofuel production under the Renewable Fuel Standard.