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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 ...

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  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
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  • Look Beyond Yield Soybean industry increases efforts to promote the importance of oil and protein content to farmer...
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