Biodiesel: RFS Waivers – Huge Losses for Farmers – DTN

🕔Jul 20, 2018EPA had not planned to address small-refinery waivers in a public hearing on Wednesday, but farmers and biofuels groups had other ideas as they unloaded on the agency. EPA is […]

EPA 2019 RFS Proposed Rulemaking: What You See Is Not What You Get

🕔Jul 13, 2018On June 26, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its proposed rule for establishing the volume obligations under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) (EPA Proposed Rule).  If finalized, the […]

EPA Wants Judgement in New York Waters of the U.S. Case – DTN

🕔Jul 5, 2018The EPA is expected to ask a federal judge in New York to rule in its favor on a lawsuit challenging the delay of the 2015 waters of the United […]

Endangered Species Act – $1.75Bln Annually – Reform Bill Pushes for Transparency – DTN

🕔Jul 4, 2018Environmental and conservation groups tout the Endangered Species Act as a success, while opponents of the law point to a low species recovery rate and added restrictions to landowners as […]

Biofuel Losses to EPA Waivers: “Gut Punch to Midwest farmers…” – DTN

🕔Jun 28, 2018The amount of biofuels gallons lost to small refinery waivers was worse than many had estimated. The EPA granted waivers to the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2016 and 2017, totaling […]

Health Insurance Part of New Farm Bill? Maybe. – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2018The farm bill could be used next year to offer some relief for farmers from high healthcare insurance premiums they face. Association Health Plans (AHPs) have become an avenue touted […]

Biofuel Policy: Trump’s EPA Not Helping the Industry – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018While President Donald Trump continues to express his undying love for the ethanol industry, Trump’s EPA continues to march in a different direction. This seeming confusion on biofuel policy continues […]

Farm Trucking: Electronic Log Device – Non-Livestock Hauling – June 19 Enforcement – DTN

🕔Jun 5, 2018While the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) 90-day electronic logging device (ELD) waiver for agriculture truckers expires June 18, one group has already been granted […]

Rice: FDA Gives Golden Rice a Nod – DTN

🕔Jun 4, 2018The international effort to release a strain of rice known as Golden Rice is nearing completion. On May 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) became the third major […]

Ag, Ethanol Groups Sue EPA for “Clandestine” Waivers – DTN

🕔Jun 1, 2018Ethanol and agriculture groups sued the EPA on Tuesday in response to the agency’s recent approval of small-refinery waivers from the Renewable Fuel Standard granted in recent years, according to […]

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