The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has left the registration of sulfoxaflor intact but given the Environmental Protection Agency a short timeline to assess the insecticide’s impacts on endangered species.
A request from several Midwest governors to sell E15 year-round in their home states is now before the White House Office of Management and Budget. The news comes as 24 House members introduced a bill to match Senate legislation on the subject.
The renewable diesel boom has fueled a surge in expected soybean crushing capacity and a need for more production of the crop, though the EPA’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes and declining credit values for California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard may dampen the fledgling industry’s ambitions.
Jahi Wise has joined the Environmental Protection Agency as the senior adviser to the administrator and acting director for the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund program. Also President Joe Biden has appointed two Farm Service Agency state executive directors and one Rural Development state director.