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Washington Insider
Thu Jun 13, 2013 06:21 AM CDT

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WHITE HOUSE MAY INITIATE NEW EFFORTS TO CURB GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

If Congress continues to balk at taking on the job of limiting the nation's greenhouse gas emissions, the White House will step in and issue more regulations to accomplish the task, according to Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change. Zichal told a recent conference that the federal Clean Air Act provides a variety of regulatory tools that could be used to reduce emissions of ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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