Biofuels: Court Nixes 3 Refineries’ Waivers, Says EPA Exceeded Authority – DTN Jan 27, 2020

🕔Jan 27, 2020
A federal court ruled EPA didn’t have the authority to issue small-refinery exemption extensions to three companies that were not granted waivers originally. The ruling could affect how the agency […]

For Biofuel Industry, Plenty Riding On Feds’ Optimistic Tone – DTN Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
Biofuel producers and farmers continue to have a general distrust of EPA’s handling of small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, but a USDA official said on Thursday the agency’s […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule – Lawsuit Challenges 1986 Reversion – DTN Jan 9, 2020

🕔Jan 9, 2020
Fourteen states, the city of New York and the District of Columbia have asked a federal court to vacate the latest EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers action on […]

Biofuels: Refiner Challenges RFS Waiver Denial – DTN Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
While EPA received 16 new applications for small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, a Colorado refining company is challenging the agency in court for rejecting its 2018 request for […]

Ag Groups Push Back On California’s Pork Production Requirements Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Two agriculture groups last week filed a legal challenge to a California law that requires hog producers to abide by certain regulations in order to sell pork in California. The […]

Court Puts Iowa Ag Trespass Law on Hold – DTN Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
The state of Iowa cannot enforce a new ag trespass law signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds last March, after a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction this week in a […]

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 […]

Biofuels: EPA Still Not Backing Up RFS Promises – DTN Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
As the final days wane in a public comment period on the latest Renewable Fuel Standard proposal, indications are President Donald Trump is aware farmers and ethanol producers are unhappy […]

Farm Credit Chief: Strong System But Rising Debt Issues – DTN Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
Though agriculture is experiencing pressures on a number of fronts, the head of the Farm Credit Administration told federal lawmakers on Tuesday the overall credit system remains in good shape. […]

Ohio Governor Announces Plan to Tackle Phosphorus Runoff – DTN Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
Five years after a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie contaminated drinking water in Toledo, Ohio, the state’s governor this week announced a plan to expand conservation efforts. In August […]

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