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Senators Mull Bipartisan Fixes For AFO Air Reporting, RFS Credit Prices

February 07, 2018
Environment committee senators are voicing support for reaching bipartisan compromise on legislative fixes that would narrow looming EPA emissions reporting requirements for animal feeding operations (AFOs) and separately to address the high price of compliance credits under the agency's renewable fuel standard (RFS). The potential legislation could address some alleged adverse impacts on the agricultural sector from EPA policies that senators debated during a Feb. 7 Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) hearing. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) announced that Sen...

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