Mississippi: Long Battle Over Yazoo Pumps Enters New Phase – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Farmers in Mississippi are hoping moves by EPA to advance a pumping project off the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers will mitigate repeated flooding that has affected the area over the […]

EPA Extends Herbicides’ Comment Period – DTN Dec 29, 2020

🕔Dec 29, 2020
The EPA has extended the public comment period on the draft biological evaluations for atrazine, propazine, and simazine by another 45 days past the Jan. 5, 2021, deadline, the agency […]

Growth Energy to Sue EPA on Renewable Fuel Volumes – DTN Dec 2, 2020

🕔Dec 2, 2020
Growth Energy plans to file a lawsuit against EPA for missing the Nov. 30, 2020, statutory deadline to finalize 2021 Renewable Fuel Standard volumes. In a letter to EPA Administrator […]

Atrazine’s Proposed Label Includes Drift And Inversion Stipulations – DTN Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced on Friday interim mitigation measures for atrazine and two related herbicides, propazine and simazine, during an agriculture event in Missouri.

Biofuels: EPA Denies All Gap-Year RFS Waivers – DTN Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
The Trump administration made it official on Monday, announcing in an EPA news release that the agency will deny all pending gap-year small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard for […]

Biofuels: Renewable Fuel Association Makes Plea for Action – DTN Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler gave no timeline for releasing 2021 renewable volume obligations in the Renewable Fuel Standard or for deciding on pending small-refinery exemptions, during a teleconference with reporters […]

Biofuels: EPA Holding Up on RFS Volumes – DTN Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Wednesday his agency will not release proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes on Thursday, the last workday before the federal holiday on Friday. “There’s nothing coming […]

Biofuel Groups Outraged at New Small Refinery Exemption Requests – DTN Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
The EPA posted 52 new small-refinery exemptions requests from previous years on the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard dashboard on Thursday, drawing outrage from biofuels groups that have been calling on […]

New WOTUS Rule Announced Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James announced the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to replace the Obama-Era Waters of […]

Biofuels: Sen. Grassley Hopeful Trump Changes RFS Rule – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
With a proposed rule to account for small-refinery exemptions in the Renewable Fuel Standard now in the EPA’s hands, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told agriculture journalists on Tuesday he’s hopeful […]

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