AG POLICY NEWS
Senate Confirms McCarthy for EPA
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:52 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Though U.S. agriculture interest groups were basically silent about the U.S. Senate confirmation of Gina McCarthy Thursday, biofuels, environmental and oil industry groups made it clear they are eager to work with the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Right out of the gate, McCarthy will face skepticism from U.S. farmers who have a distrust of the agency that may have been deepened as a result of EPA's release of personal information about producers who operate concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from environmental groups.

As of ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy DTN Contributing Agronomist Dan Davidson gives his take on the Six Secrets of Soybean Success pro...
  • Mountain Top Prices North Carolina's mountain cattle producers have always been an independent bunch. But a new allia...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Saving Our Forgotten Harvest About 40% of America's food goes uneaten each year. This nonprofit is working to remedy that prob...
  • Look Beyond Yield Soybean industry increases efforts to promote the importance of oil and protein content to farmer...
  • Ask the Vet Is this fly-control mineral block safe for my whole herd?
Related News Stories
Judge: 'Ag-Gag' Law Unconstitutional
Clean Power or Power Shortage?
WOTUS Document Dump
Washington Insider -- Monday
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider -- Friday
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider -- Thursday
States Want WOTUS Delayed
Washington Insider -- Wednesday