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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Jan 17, 2013 06:14 AM CST

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

Federal Court Upholds EPA's Decision to Allow E-15

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit this week denied requests from food, petroleum and engine manufacturing organizations to rehear lawsuits challenging an Environmental Protection Agency decision to increase the amount of ethanol allowed in gasoline for newer automobiles. The court had dismissed the lawsuits for lack of standing in a 2-1 decision in August.

The court without comment denied requests to rehear lawsuits challenging EPA's rule allowing gasoline ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
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