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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Dow Jones, Bill Tomson

Published January 9, 2009

Data pulled from a U.S. Energy Information Administration report shows that the...

Thursday, September 17, 2009

A California environmental agency this week will consider a controversial new way to evaluate the carbon footprint of biofuels. At stake for the ethanol industry is continued unencumbered access to the state that uses the most motor fuel in the country, and the prospect that other states could follow California’s lead.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

The Hill , Jim Snyder

Published June 26, 2009


The subject of offsets and which federal agency has the responsibility of determining what qualifies has emerged as a problem for some environmental groups, too.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Des Moines Register , Philip Brasher

Published June 26, 2009

Farmers who already conserve carbon in the soil by not plowing it could qualify for the new credits to keep them from breaking up the land and releasing the carbon into the air.

Monday, September 7, 2009

A frayed regulatory framework and dependence on voluntary action has done little to mitigate the damage from agricultural activities in the six states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.