Shining Light on Farm & Food Policy for 20 Years. Thursday, July 25, 2024

Articles by Ben Nuelle

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Biofuels threatened as push builds for electric vehicles

Biofuel advocates may be fuming about the Environmental Protection Agency's recent actions granting small refinery exemptions to oil refineries, but they'd better check their rearview mirror. Electric vehicles may soon have policy in place to put them in the energy passing lane as climate talks in Congress move ahead.
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Immigrant doctors could help address growing rural shortage

The U.S. could see a shortage of nearly 120,000 physicians over the next 12 years as demand is outgrowing supply, with the stakes even higher in rural areas. Liberalizing immigration rules and enacting new financial incentives for rural doctors could help fill the gaps, some experts say.
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