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Supreme Court halts EPA until lawsuit joined by Nebraska is decided

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An ambitious plan to curb carbon emissions proposed by President Barack Obama and opposed by more than two dozen states, including Nebraska, has been put on hold by the United States Supreme Court. The court has not ruled on the merits of the plan by the Environmental Protection Agency, but has prevented the EPA from […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 02/05/2016

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  Todd Neeley, staff writer with DTN/Progressive Farmer, talked about an Obama administration proposal to raise the federal tax on […]

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Nebraska Congressman vows to keep fighting WOTUS (AUDIO)

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A Nebraska Congressman says it’s important to keep up the fight against the Waters of the United States rule, even if President Barack Obama supports the EPA initiative. Congressman Adrian Smith says he expected President Obama to veto the resolution opposing the EPA expansion of the Clean Water Act, known as the Waters of the […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 12/15/2015

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  DTN Progressive Farmer staff writer Todd Neeley talked about the latest development regarding the EPA’s WOTUS Rule.  The GAO […]

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EPA reduces ethanol requirement for Renewable Fuel Standard (AUDIO)

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Environmental Protection Agency officials have lowered the amount of ethanol required to be in the nation’s Renewable Fuel Standard, a blow to Nebraska corn farmers. The EPA will require 14.5 billion gallons of corn-based ethanol next year, rather than the 15 billion outlined by the Renewable Fuel Standard. “And you may say that’s not very […]

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Nebraska Congressman optimistic WOTUS can be stopped (AUDIO)

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A Nebraska Congressman remains optimistic the Waters of the United States rule can be stopped, even though the Obama Administration threatens to veto a bill designed to stop it. Congressman Adrian Smith has been busy building support for his legislation to prevent the EPA from implementing the Waters of the United States rule. “This is […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/03/2015

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  Todd Neeley, DTN/Progressive Farmer staff writer, talks about a new cellulosic ethanol plant in central Iowa.  The DuPont facility […]

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AG Peterson says EPA, Corps of Engineers not on same page with WOTUS (AUDIO)

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Attorney General Doug Peterson plans to emphasize a seeming split between two federal agencies in the state’s case against the Waters of the United States rule. Peterson is pleased the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule has been put on hold as the legal case of Nebraska and other states is […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 10/12/2015

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  Roger McEowen, Director of the Iowa State University Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation, talked about the Sixth Circuit […]

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