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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Jan 17, 2013 06:14 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Federal Court Upholds EPA's Decision to Allow E-15

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit this week denied requests from food, petroleum and engine manufacturing organizations to rehear lawsuits challenging an Environmental Protection Agency decision to increase the amount of ethanol allowed in gasoline for newer automobiles. The court had dismissed the lawsuits for lack of standing in a 2-1 decision in August.

The court without comment denied requests to rehear lawsuits challenging EPA's rule allowing gasoline ...

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  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
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  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
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