EPA Seeks Nominations for Federal Advisory Committee

November 21, 2019

The US EPA announced earlier this month that it will be reconstituting its Federal Advisory Committee on agricultural issues, and is asking for nominations for committee members. The Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC) …

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McCarthy Named CEO of NRDC

November 7, 2019

Gina McCarthy, EPA administrator, 2013 to 2017, was named CEO of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).  She has a long history of working in government environmental agencies and is known for a pragmatic approach …

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Supreme Court to Address Maui Clean Water Act Dispute

November 7, 2019

The town of Lahaina in Maui has become the center of a Clean Water Act (CWA) dispute that is tremendously important to agriculture, and the case will be heard by the Supreme Court this week. …

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Gregory Speaks at Sustainability Conference UEP

November 7, 2019

UEP President and CEO Chad Gregory served as a panel moderator at the first joint annual meeting of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) on …

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Perspectives on Livestock and Poultry Sectors Hearing

October 3, 2019

On September 25, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry met to discuss industry perspectives of the livestock and poultry sectors. Witnesses reiterated the importance of reauthorization of Livestock Mandatory Price Reporting and the …

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