Sen. Tom Harkin pointed out Thursday that the President's proposal, which would replace the current Renewable Fuels Standard of 7.5 billion gallons of biofuels by 2011, is actually a broader "Alternative Fuel Standard." According to the White House, that b
Federal immigration authorities on Wednesday arrested 21 individuals in a targeted immigration action at Smithfield Packing Company's Tar Heel, N.C. plant. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency said the individuals would face various ch
In the annual State of the Union address Tuesday night, President George W. Bush outlined a new goal for future development of renewable fuels to lessen U.S. gasoline consumption by 20% in the next decade.
The Izaak Walton League of America has weighed in on the 2007 farm bill debate. Its new report, "The 2007 Farm Bill: Stewardship, Prosperity and Fairness," calls for strict payment limits on commodity programs and better funding of conservation programs wh