STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Noem's dust bill creates a fog
Ever since I heard of Rep. Kristi Noem's bill to stop the EPA from regulating "farm dust" - defined as "coarse particulate matter" rather than the "fine particulate matter" of garden variety air pollu... Posted on 10/28/11 at 12:13 PM
The South Dakota Farm Bureau is hosting a series of meetings across the state in February for farmers and ranchers to learn more about the EPA’s Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Counter measure Program, which requires compliance by May 10 of this year.
With Lisa Jackson in charge at the EPA, Otter Tail Power, which was the lead developer of the Big Stone II project in South Dakota, made the decision in September of 2009 to pull out of the project citing uncertainty associated with proposed and existing federal environmental regulations.
A bill authored by U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., that would modernize the way both the states and the federal government track the shipment of hazardous waste was passed by unanimous consent this week by the full Senate.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Canadian company seeking to build a pipeline to transport crude oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries has submitted a new application for the southern segment of the project that avoids sensitive wetlands in Texas.
An entirely new way of lawmaking was pioneered Dec. 8 when the U.S. House of Representatives easily passed a one-year moratorium on the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate farm dust despite EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson’s repeated promises in both House testimony and letters to Congress to do no such thing.
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy and Power Subcommittee Tuesday on the bill she introduced to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from tightening regulations on farm dust.
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