EPA mulls ethanol changes

March 12, 2020

In the wake of an unfavorable court ruling, the Environmental Protection Agency is considering a halt to most small refinery waivers, which exempt facilities from ethanol mandates, according to press reports. A recent 10th Circuit …

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Ag greenhouse gases remain at 9%

March 12, 2020

EPA issued a Draft U.S. Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions last month for comment. This inventory reports the estimated emissions for each major U.S sector and totals from 1990 to 2018.  Agriculture’s share of total …

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FSF introduced at congressional event

February 20, 2020

Farmers for a Sustainable Future (FSF) formally introduced the coalition to legislators, staff and media at an event on Capitol Hill on February 19. FSF was formed in 2019 to educate Congress and the general …

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Trump issues final WOTUS rule

February 6, 2020

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced January 23 that the Trump Administration was sending the final version of Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule to the Federal Register. The newly named “Navigable Waters Protection Rule” (NaWPR) …

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Bennett speaks on sustainability at UEP Board meeting

February 6, 2020

Ryan Bennett, executive director of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE), and the affiliated International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) provided an overview of both organizations at the UEP board meeting on January …

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