Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Friday, September 18, 2020

Energy

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Groups fear 'no consequences' for delaying biofuel volumes

Biofuel groups are frustrated election-year politics could be getting in the way of time-sensitive Environmental Protection Agency action on renewable fuel policy that needs to be finalized by the end of the year, and fear voter accountability in farm country will be lost if the agency delays acting before the November election.
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Additions to Dem platform target farm chemical use

Critics of agricultural chemical usage have won new language in the Democratic Party's proposed 2020 platform that call for the federal government to ban chlorpyrifos insecticide and provide assistance to farmers to reduce applications of pesticides and chemical fertilizers.
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