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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu May 16, 2013 12:30 AM CDT

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

Boxer Set to Again Move McCarthy's Nomination to Head EPA

Senate Environment and Public Works Chairwoman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., plans to try again today to convince Republicans on her panel to approve the president's nomination of Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

In a last-minute effort to persuade the GOP, acting EPA Administrator Bob Perciasepe met Tuesday with panel ranking member David Vitter, R-La. In a statement released after the meeting, Vitter said the exchange was "productive" and that ...

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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