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10/21/2017 12:25 AM
Monsanto sues Arkansas over proposed herbicide limits
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Monsanto Co sued Arkansas agricultural officials on Friday to stop a proposed summer ban on a weed killer linked to widespread crop damage beyond the major farm state's borders.
10/20/2017 08:11 PM
EPA abandons changes to U.S. biofuel program after lawmaker pressure
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according to a letter from the agency to lawmakers seen by Reuters.
10/20/2017 09:18 AM
U.S. EPA to shrink response time for permit requests: Pruitt
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will cut response times to permit requests to within six months by the end of 2018, part of the agency's goal to reduce regulations and delays, Administrator Scott Pruitt said on Thursday.