Lawmakers from both ends of the ideological spectrum want to use the farm bill to impose significant new restrictions on the research and promotion programs for beef, milk and dozens of other commodities.
The latest White House meeting on U.S. biofuel policy resulted in an agreement in principle to sell E15 year-round and impose no caps on the price of Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs). However, a proposal long thought to be dead was brought back to life on Tuesday.
A cultured meat company says the Department of Agriculture already has the ability to regulate the product and does not need to accept the points offered in a petition submitted by the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association.
A bipartisan group of 18 senators wants to know how the Trump administration will approach a regulatory fix to allow summer sales of E15 as news of waivers granted to small refineries continues to frustrate renewable fuel organizations.