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Legislation could limit SEC climate rule

A U.S. Congressman says action is likely against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s climate disclosure rule. Republican Bill Huizenga of Michigan is the Chairman of the House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee which oversees the SEC.  He tells Brownfield the proposed rule,... Read More.

EPA will update WOTUS rule

The Environmental Protection Agency is amending their updated Waters of the United States rule to keep consistent with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Sackett vs. EPA. The agency made a formal request to stay a pending case in a U.S. District Court in... Read More.

ASA critical of EPA’s RFS rule

The American Soybean Association says the latest rule setting biofuel blending requirements significantly undercuts the industry’s ability to increase production and grow demand. Dave Walton, chair of the biodiesel and infrastructure advocacy team, tells Brownfield the Renewable Volume Obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard... Read More.

Congress tries again to address WOTUS rule

Lawmakers are attempting to terminate the Waters of the United States rule. A repeal of the Biden administration’s updated WOTUS rule through a resolution of disapproval was passed earlier this year, but it was vetoed by President Joe Biden. Lawmakers couldn’t get the votes... Read More.

States challenge EPA over CA zero emissions rule

Attorneys general in 19 states are concerned a new California law banning the use of existing tractor-trailers and heavy-duty vehicles by 2036 could devastate biodiesel demand.  At that time, California will require most trucks, tractor trailers and vans to have zero emissions, meaning they... Read More.