EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers announced their new “waters of the U.S.” proposal Tuesday at an event that attracted dozens of farmers and industry leaders who had long sought straightforward definitions that allowed farmers to more clearly decide how to operate on their lands.
Many areas covered by the Obama administration’s “waters of the U.S.” rule would be removed from federal oversight under a proposal released today by the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers.
The Bureau of Land Management’s new management plans for tens of millions of acres of greater sage-grouse habitat aim to give BLM and seven Western states “flexibility” to address threats to the bird’s continued existence, BLM said in releasing the plans Thursday.
State pesticide regulators gave EPA an earful on the agency’s new dicamba registration at a meeting this week in Virginia, telling an official involved with the development of new labels for the herbicide they’re still confused about some aspects of the requirements.
A federal climate change report released the day after Thanksgiving includes a menu of what U.S. farmers can expect over the coming decades: higher temperatures, heavier and more frequent rains, and yield losses.
The online food store seems like any other grocery site: The five-pound wheel of Blue Stilton cheese is no longer in stock, but there’s still plenty of beef, chicken, basmati rice, apples, Yukon Gold potatoes, yogurt, and a host of other foodstuffs available, all part of a plan to cut food waste.
Andrew Wheeler will be nominated to head the Environmental Protection Agency, President Donald Trump said before a White House ceremony where he awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to seven Americans.