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Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Apr 15, 2013 06:01 AM CDT

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

McCarthy's Nomination to Head EPA Appears Headed for Senate Approval

During her confirmation hearing last week, Gina McCarthy presented herself as a pragmatic regulator as she sought to gain Senate approval of her nomination as the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator. She avoided making many commitments to senators other than to assure them she would address their concerns and consider various points of view in rulemakings.

McCarthy attempted to assuage the concerns of Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Year-End Tax Panic Do-it-yourselfers beware: Last-minute tax rules could complicate your 2014 returns. Small employe...
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
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