AG POLICY NEWS
EPA Sends RFS to OMB
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:48 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The Environmental Protection Agency sent the final Renewable Fuel Standard to the Office of Management and Budget on Friday, triggering a broader review of the proposal that could trim as much as 3 billion gallons of mandated biofuels production from the RFS.

The EPA received hundreds of thousands of comments on the proposal and during the past year there has been ongoing speculation about whether the agency would back off its proposed cut. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy indicated in recent months that public outcry led the agency to take a closer look at its proposal. Some members ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is...
  • Profit Makeover When Curtis Schallert's 40-year-old stands of Kentucky-31 fescue petered out a few years ago, the...
  • UAVs Taking Flight in Ag The FAA this month began accelerating its exemption approvals for companies testing the skies wit...
  • Iowa's Field of Dreams Current Iowa land values are running about 16% below peak 2013 levels. That's according to a real...
  • Drought Recovery March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Competing for Dollars Beef is far from a loser in the daily race for buyers at meat counters across the country. It's n...
  • CDC: No Human H5N2 Cases So Far So far, there are no reported cases of H5N2 in humans, but transmission of the highly contagious ...
  • Ask the Vet Can I cure my cow's uterine infection with an infusion?
Related News Stories
Mandatory or Voluntary Runoff Rules?
Washington Insider-- Monday
Ag Policy Blog
Aggies Appeal Info Release Ruling
Canada: New Train Safety Rules
Trade Bill Picks Up Steam
Washington Insider-- Friday
Farmers Can Lead on Climate
Senators Back RFS' Original Intent
UAVs Taking Flight in Ag