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Friday, September 18, 2009

Associated Press (+ over 200 outlets), Sam Hananel and Mary Clare Jalonick

Published June 11, 2007

From Texas billionaires to Washington lobbyists, it's no secret that wealthy people can get federal farm subsidies.

Friday, September 18, 2009

CNBC Business News, Jane Wells Published November 19, 2007

Friday, September 18, 2009

Washington, D.C. - Some growers could get payments just to keep farming the way they already are, under changes being made to a House climate bill. Farm groups won provisions in the legislation that are intended to make it easier for farmers to qualify for a new carbon offset program that would be established by the bill.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

The Hill , Jim Snyder

Published June 26, 2009


The subject of offsets and which federal agency has the responsibility of determining what qualifies has emerged as a problem for some environmental groups, too.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

E and E News/Greenwire, Allison Winter

Published March 26, 2009

Farmland conservation programs could take a hit in the spending blueprint under discussion in the Senate Budget Committee.