The latest definition of “waters of the U.S.” may be better in some respects for farmers than a Obama administration’s 2015 rule, but the new regulations give the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers discretion that will create uncertainty for landowners.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to increase the amount of biofuels that must be blended with gasoline to meet requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard, the agency announced today.
Republicans plan to use their razor-thin House majority and the committee control it gives them to investigate the Biden administration’s regulation of pesticides, climate policy and other issues important to agriculture.
A consent decree between the Environmental Protection Agency and biofuel trade association Growth Energy has been modified to give the Biden administration until the end of November to finalize its proposal for upcoming renewable fuels blending requirements.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan offered renewable fuel advocates a sign of hope Tuesday as he offered comments on what he wants to see from the looming biofuel volumes the agency is expected to propose later this year.
The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler, heads to Capitol Hill this week to face lawmakers who are sharply divided over the agency’s plan to require corporations to track and disclose greenhouse gas emissions in their supply chains.
The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized blending requirements under the nation’s biofuel mandate and is calling for higher usage of renewable fuels this year as consumers face skyrocketing gas prices at the pump.
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf faces lawmakers this week amid nationwide alarm over the shortage of infant formula and continued questions about the agency’s oversight of food and agriculture.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack wraps up a trip to Europe where he's been in talks over the global food crisis and the war in Ukraine.
As stakeholders await the finalization of biofuel blending targets for 2021 and 2022 – as well as potential retroactive cuts to the 2020 RVO that enraged the biofuels industry – attention is shifting to how the agency might handle future announcements.