The Environmental Protection Agency is requesting a one-month extension with the Supreme Court before it responds in a case that the agency's leader says has the potential to change how it allocates small refinery exemptions.
U.S. sugar farmers want to keep restricting the inflow of foreign supplies just as much as sweetener users – think candy and food companies – want to increase imports and push down prices. As a result, friction between the two sides is heating up as Congress prepares to write the next five-year farm bill.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 - Just a day after EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt sent a letter aimed at silencing strong concerns voiced by Midwestern U.S. senators and governors about implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard, a northeastern governor weighed in on behalf of refineries, asking for a waiver.
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2017 – The U.S. and Mexico today announced a preliminary agreement on a new system to regulate the flow of Mexican sugar into the U.S., but U.S. sugar refiners and rowers are not supporting the deal.
WASHINGTON, May 10, 2017 - Eight Senate Democrats are calling for an investigation into whether or not Carl Icahn violated market protection laws through his dealings in the Renewable Identification Numbers market.