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Washington Insider
Thu Jun 13, 2013 06:21 AM CDT

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WHITE HOUSE MAY INITIATE NEW EFFORTS TO CURB GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

If Congress continues to balk at taking on the job of limiting the nation's greenhouse gas emissions, the White House will step in and issue more regulations to accomplish the task, according to Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change. Zichal told a recent conference that the federal Clean Air Act provides a variety of regulatory tools that could be used to reduce emissions of ...

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  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
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