AG POLICY NEWS
House Prods EPA on RFS Mandate
Wed Apr 2, 2014 12:55 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Four congressmen have asked the Environmental Protection Agency to explain its actions regarding implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard mandate.

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va.; Jim Costa, D-Calif.; Steve Womack, R-Ark.; and Peter Welch, D-Vt., sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Friday, March 28, requesting additional information "on the challenges of implementation" of the RFS mandate. The letter is a follow-up to a recent meeting between the lawmakers and McCarthy, according to a news release issued Monday, March 31, by Goodlatte.

In October, Goodlatte, Costa, Womack and Welch sent a letter signed by 169 ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
Ag Policy Blog
Activists Targeting Biotech
Washington Insider - Monday
Washington Insider
WOTUS Conflict Hits Boiling Point
Ag Policy Blog
WOTUS Live in Some States
Washington Insider - Friday
WOTUS Injunction Granted
EPA: WOTUS Enforcement Begins Friday