Rockefeller report cites “True Cost of Food”

July 22, 2021

A new report from the Rockefeller Foundation says that the “true cost” of food in the United States is at least three times what consumers now spend. The report claims that on top of $1.1 …

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A new WOTUS rule in the works; is it déjà vu?

June 17, 2021

The Biden Administration announced last week that EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers is seeking a South Carolina federal district court’s approval to withdraw the ‘waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule created in …

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Study claims layer air emissions cause 600 deaths a year

May 20, 2021

An article published on May 18 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) titled “Air quality-related health damages of food” concluded that air emissions from agricultural operations lead to thousands of U.S. …

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Senate EPW hearing, EPA budget

May 6, 2021

On April 28, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) held a hearing to discuss the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) discretionary funding request for Fiscal Year 2022. The discussion primarily focused on …

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Climate, carbon credits and layers; bad and good news

May 6, 2021

Many egg producers hearing talk about farmers being paid big money for carbon credits want to find a way to sell emissions reductions in these markets. Carbon credits are generated by reducing or mitigating their …

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