Biogas from livestock operations and other biomass sources that are used to generate power for electric vehicles could qualify for Renewable Fuel Standard credits for the first time under regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to act later this year on 15-year-old Renewable Fuel Standard language that would allow power derived from renewable biomass for electric vehicle charging to qualify for credits through the program.
President Joe Biden’s proposed budget for fiscal 2023 that would boost Agriculture Department spending by 9%, including significant increases for agricultural research and conservation technical assistance and a new round of funding for rural broadband expansion.
The Supreme Court announces whether it will hear arguments in three cases important to farmers, while lawmakers put a focus on water infrastructure needs and a House panel examines the impact that a shift to electric vehicles could have on U.S. agriculture.
The key committee provisions in the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package show that Democrats in Congress are in line with President Joe Biden’s vision to put electric vehicles — not biofuels — at the forefront of the fight against climate change.
A bipartisan infrastructure deal that President Joe Biden is endorsing would provide a dramatic increase in spending for rural broadband while also pouring new money into roads and bridges and U.S. waterway improvements.
Representatives of the United States, Mexico and Canada sit down to hash out trade disagreements this week, while President Joe Biden continues discussions with Republicans on an infrastructure package.
Congressional Democrats will use this week to build their case for two major priorities, a multi-trillion dollar climate and infrastructure package, and a child nutrition reauthorization bill that could be used to increase the number of kids getting free meals.