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NATURAL RESOURCE DEFENSE COUNCIL: Groups Sue EPA Over Decades-Long Failure to Protect Communities from Most Dangerous Chemical Spills

The Environmental Justice Health Alliance, Clean Water Action, and Natural Resources Defense Council today filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency for its failure to pass regulations requiring the most dangerous chemical facilities to develop plans to prevent and respond to worst-case scenario spills of hazardous substances, including spills triggered by natural disasters that put people’s health at risk. » Read More

COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: DEADLINE EXTENDED - Funding Available for Agricultural Energy Projects

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) and the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) are seeking applicants for agricultural energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. » Read More

MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: Baker-Polito Administration Declares March “Massachusetts Maple Month”

Governor Baker today declared March as “Massachusetts Maple Month,” continuing the Commonwealth’s support of maple producers and encouraging Massachusetts residents to purchase locally-produced maple products. » Read More

AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: American Farm Bureau Names Kathleen Cullins CFO

The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced that Kathleen Cullins, a finance professional with more than 27 years of experience, has joined the nation’s largest general farm organization in the position of chief financial officer. » Read More

Physician, environmental group deputy director among those addressing state DEQ about animal food permit renewal

A New Hanover-area physician and the deputy director of a Cape Fear River environmental group were among local residents who addressed a North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality public input meeting in Duplin County last week. » Read More

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COLORADO FARM BUREAU: Colorado Farm Bureau Urges Confirmation of David Bernhardt to Department of Interior

Colorado Farm Bureau sent a letter on Mon., March 11 to U.S. Sens. Michael Bennett and Cory Gardner, urging the confirmation of Acting Secretary David Bernhardt to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI). » Read More

MASSACHUSETTS FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: County Farm Bureaus Discuss Concerns With Legislators Over Breakfasts

County Farm Bureaus in Massachusetts are continuing a long-standing tradition this month, where they host breakfasts for legislators and their farmer members to meet and discuss issues important to agriculture in the Commonwealth. » Read More

ARIZONA FARM BUREAU: Harness the Savings with Propane Power

As a clean versatile energy source, propane is used for a wide variety of applications. » Read More

NATURAL RESOURCE DEFENSE COUNCIL: Illinois Congressional Members Call for Action on Brain Poison Polluting Chicago’s SE Side

Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and Representative Robin Kelly delivered a letter to the US EPA calling for aggressive action against the Watco facility on Chicago’s Southeast Side, a source of dangerously high levels of neurotoxic manganese. » Read More

MISSOURI FARM BUREAU: EPA Asks for Clean Water Rule Comments

After years of legal and political battling, the Trump administration is nearing the final stage of undoing President Obama’s overzealous Waters of the United States (or “WOTUS”) Rule. » Read More

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