Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Friday, August 07, 2020

Articles by Bill Tomson


China sparks some optimism with large US corn purchase

China has made another record-breaking U.S. corn purchase, according to USDA data released Thursday. The sale of 1.937 million metric tons is some much-needed good news for U.S. farmers weathering low prices, reduced demand and high stocks, says Kevin Ross, president of the National Corn Growers Association.
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Daybreak July 30: Lawsuit says NEPA rewrite ‘eviscerates’ environmental analysis

The Trump administration’s rewrite of National Environmental Policy Act regulations “upends virtually every aspect of NEPA and its longstanding practice, contradicts decades of court interpretations of NEPA’s mandates, and undercuts the reliance placed on NEPA by the public, decisionmakers, and project proponents,” a lawsuit filed Wednesday says.
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