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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Environment and Energy Daily , Allison Winter

Devastating floods and bad weather in the Midwest are raising the tide of opposition against the renewable fuels standard.

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.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

The Hill , Jim Snyder

Published June 26, 2009

Excerpt:

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, June 18, 2009

While agriculture and forestry are poised to be leaders in sustainable climate solutions, to realize this opportunity America needs policies built on sound science. Science supports the inclusion of indirect land-use change in the assessment of biofuels.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

The Mississippi River Basin supports a vast array of economic, commercial, and recreational activities. But runoff from farm fields pollutes lakes and streams in the 10 states that border the Mississippi River. Farm sediment, fertilizer runoff and livestock waste are the source of over 70 percent of the pollution exacerbating the Dead Zone in the Mississippi River-Gulf of Mexico.

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