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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jul 11, 2014 06:14 AM CDT

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

OMB Issues Threat to Veto House Energy, Water Appropriations Bill

House legislation that would fund federal water and energy activities is under a veto threat issued this week by the White House Office of Management and Budget. OBM says that as written, the $34 billion appropriations bill underfunds clean energy projects and contains harmful environmental riders that would block the administration from issuing rules that would subject coal mining, road building and excavating operations to Clean Water Act permitting requirements.

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