Six groups representing various sectors of animal agriculture have petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to grant livestock truckers an extended workday that could last as long as 16 hours.
Vicki Christiansen was sworn in as the 19th chief of the United States Forest Service Thursday in Washington, where she pledged to lead a productive department that would offer a safe work environment for all.
President Donald Trump rolled out the administration’s plans to allow summer E15 sales on Tuesday. But now, the Environmental Protection Agency has to actually implement the regulation to make that happen, which could prove to be a vexing legal dilemma.
President Donald Trump is set to call on the Environmental Protection Agency to begin rulemaking that would allow for summer E15 sales, a move that will engender support from the biofuels sector but also face a likely challenge in the courts.
A nondescript press release could prove to be a starting point for transformational change in how beef cattle are tracked through the United States, or it could serve as another instance where the status quo proved too difficult to change.
A federal judge has ruled against a challenge to a North Dakota law restricting farm ownership by corporations or limited liability companies, but ordered the state to expand a family farming exemption to operations from other states.
The Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new website adding more transparency on how the Renewable Fuel Standard is functioning, but biofuel groups say the gesture, while appreciated, doesn’t go far enough.
International regulations that add sustainability and sourcing barriers to imported timber and biomass products are under the watchful eye of American exporters concerned about the possibility of expanding non-tariff barriers in critical export markets.