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January 4, 2016
Lamprey pheromone approved by EPA: Effort hoped to reduce impact of parasite that kills Great Lakes fish
After decades of development and testing, an effort to use pheromones to fool the sex drive of lampreys in the Great Lakes has been deemed good enough to be registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA last week registered the pheromone, 3kPZS, as the first “vertebrate...
January 4, 2016 - 8:55pm
December 10, 2015
Letter: Thanks to all who fight for renewable fuels
By James “Danny” Clayton, General Manager, POET Biorefining, Ashton, Iowa On Nov. 30, the EPA finally announced the long-awaited Renewable Volume Obligations for 2014, 2015 and 2016. These numbers determine how many gallons of renewable fuel, like ethanol, will be blended into...
opinion / letters
December 10, 2015 - 3:30pm
November 30, 2015
Renewable Fuel Standards: Ethanol supporters wanted higher mandates
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Biofuel supporters say the newly released and long-awaited Renewable Fuel Standards mandates, though a step in the right direction, are too low. The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday set the ethanol requirement for next year at 14.5 billion gallons, more...
November 30, 2015 - 8:26pm
October 27, 2015
Heitkamp, Hoeven among sponsors of resolution aimed at EPA rules
BISMARCK — U.S. senators from North Dakota and South Dakota are among those sponsoring bipartisan Senate resolutions that aim to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rules restricting greenhouse gas emissions from new and existing power plants. Sen. Shelly Moore...
October 27, 2015 - 8:29pm
October 18, 2015
Hy-Vee earns two achievement awards from EPA
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that Hy-Vee Inc. has been awarded two GreenChill program awards for its stores’ efforts to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change. Hy-Vee...
October 18, 2015 - 9:35pm
October 9, 2015
U.S. court places hold on clean water rule nationwide
WASHINGTON — A U.S. court Friday issued an order temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule across the country, the latest in a series of legal setbacks for Obama administration environmental regulations. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit granted...
October 9, 2015 - 10:05pm
September 29, 2015
GOP wants Minnesota to join EPA challenge
ST. PAUL — Forty-four Republican Minnesota House members signed a letter Tuesday asking state Attorney General Lori Swanson and Gov. Mark Dayton to challenge the federal Clean Power Plan that would cut utility carbon emissions by more than 40 percent in 2030. The GOP lawmakers...
September 29, 2015 - 9:56pm
September 22, 2015
Supervisors say no to EPA
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning to set a public hearing date for the Harris urban renewal project and to discuss ozone regulations. Following in the footsteps of Lyon County, Iowa’s Board of Supervisors and Northwest Iowa Development...
September 22, 2015 - 7:54pm
August 31, 2015
Judge looks to settle dispute over breadth of WOTUS injunction
BISMARCK — A judge is looking to settle a dispute over whether his ruling Thursday that blocked a new federal clean-water rule from taking effect applies nationwide or only to North Dakota and the dozen other states that successfully moved to stop the rule. U.S. District Court...
August 31, 2015 - 9:09pm
August 27, 2015
Judge blocks EPA’s ‘waters’ rule from taking effect Friday
BISMARCK — States opposed to a new clean water rule expanding federal jurisdiction over state waters claimed a temporary victory Thursday when a federal judge blocked the rule from taking effect today. Judge Ralph Erickson granted the preliminary injunction requested by North...
August 27, 2015 - 4:36pm
July 21, 2015
Possible impact of new EPA rules discussed at supervisors meeting
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning to canvass the results of the Ocheyedan special election and meet with Iowa Drainage Association Executive Director John Torbert for his annual visit of members. Torbert opened by discussing what the...
July 21, 2015 - 8:15pm
May 27, 2015
Farmers analyze new water rule: Does it go too far?
ST. PAUL — Farmers who worry that the federal government wants to regulate mud puddles on their land are examining a 297-page rule the Obama administration released Wednesday. The new water quality rule was not well received in farm country, but agriculture groups’ attorneys...
May 27, 2015 - 8:17pm