Glyphosate Interim Registration Faces First Court Challenge – DTN Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
EPA’s interim registration approval of glyphosate in January now faces its first court challenge, as a number of food safety, farm worker and environmental groups have asked a federal appeals […]

Biofuels: Blending Law’s Purpose Is To “Err” Towards Industry’s Interests, Court Stresses Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
Since 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been generously granting exemptions to small refineries from the renewable fuels mandates on the transportation fuel industry established by Congress under the […]

EPA Science Board Directive Defeated – DTN Feb 28, 2020

🕔Feb 28, 2020
A federal court has set aside an EPA directive banning scientists from serving on scientific advisory boards if they hold agency grants. The ruling leaves attorneys on both sides of […]

Ethanol: Court Calls EPA’s Hand On Questionable Refinery Waivers Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
A recent biofuels industry victory in a federal appeals court could spell the end of the small-refinery exemptions program in its current form, the lead attorney for the ethanol industry […]

Waters of the U.S. Repeal Challenged – DTN Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019
The agriculture industry celebrated the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule repeal that EPA finalized in recent weeks. But an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation and […]

WOTUS: Ag Groups Back in Court to Block EPA’s “Waters” Rule – DTN Feb 13, 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2018
Three years after President Barack Obama’s administration finalized the waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule in 2015, agriculture groups and states find themselves in a familiar position — back […]

Renewable Fuels Standard Court Decision Adds Clarity but Lacks Gallons Aug 21, 2017

🕔Aug 21, 2017
On July 28, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit handed issued its decision in the lawsuit over EPA’s interpretation of the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and […]

EPA Sued Over Delaying Stricter Air Quality Standards Jul 14, 2017

🕔Jul 14, 2017
A number of environmental groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week after the agency delayed the implementation of stricter national ambient air quality standards by one year. In […]

EPA Admins. Pruitt Pulls Out of Lawsuits He Previously Filed Against EPA – DTN May 10, 2017

🕔May 10, 2017
In his new capacity as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt has recused himself in any direct involvement with a number of lawsuits he filed as attorney general of […]

U.S. Waters Rule: American Farm Bureau Leads Ag Group Request for Rehearing Mar 2, 2016

🕔Mar 2, 2016
Agriculture and other industry groups remain unconvinced legal challenges to the waters of the United States rule should be heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit […]

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