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Monday, June 29, 2009

Mitchell Daily Republic , Austin Kaus

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But some people have concerns about the state’s rapid progress of energy development.

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.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Mitchell Daily Republic , Seth Tupper

An environmental group said Wednesday that the Obama administration's proposed 2010 fiscal-year budget would cause South Dakota to "lose" about $5.3 million in funding for a popular conservation program.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

National Public Radio: Capitol News Connection, Elizabeth Wynne Johnson

Today the energy and climate change bill goes to mark-up in the ag committee. Where almost every member has at least one ethanol plant back in the home district.

Monday, June 1, 2009

President Obama’s proposed 2010 fiscal year budget continues the long string of broken promises that have left conservation programs billions short over the past two farm bills. Without proper conservation funding, few resources are available to mitigate the environmental damage caused by modern commodity crop agriculture.

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