The Environmental Protection Agency is drafting a new WOTUS rule following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but the Waters Advocacy Coalition fears the new rule won’t bring needed clarity and certainty. Courtney Briggs says the coalition is also concerned about what EPA will do... Read More.
A carbon pipeline project that would stretch through Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota and the Dakotas continues to get mixed feedback from South Dakota agriculture ahead of a South Dakota Public Utilities Commission meeting in September. The 2,000-mile Summit Carbon Solutions pipeline would capture carbon dioxide... Read More.
The Biden Administration is investing $20 billion in a clean energy financing network that will help reduce emissions across the country. Jahi Wise with the Environmental Protection Agency tells Brownfield the funding is part of the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. “The National Clean Investment... Read More.
Indigo Ag is partnering with Consolidated Grain and Barge Co to launch a pilot program that quantifies sustainable cropping practices. Indigo Ag’s Dan Mehochko, vice president of commercial business development, tells Brownfield the program measures carbon impact and rewards farmers for producing grain with... Read More.
The president of Missouri Farm Bureau is asking the Missouri Public Service Commission to respect the property rights of public landowners as they consider updates to a transmission line distribution project in mid-Missouri. Invenergy, a Chicago-based energy company, wants to build a 40-mile-long high... Read More.
The soybean crush plant being built by Cargill in southeastern Missouri is on pause. A Cargill spokesperson tells Brownfield the hold is due to many shifting market dynamics. Last spring, Cargill announced it would build a soy processing facility in Pemiscot County producing 62 million... Read More.