Senate Democrats turn to EPA for answers on Icahn
Democratic senators are demanding answers from U.S. EPA after the White House failed to explain the role billionaire investor Carl Icahn has played as special adviser on regulatory reform.
Perdue confirmation appears stalled by paperwork
The Senate Agriculture Committee hasn't scheduled a confirmation hearing for President Trump's nominee for Agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue, and Chairman Pat Roberts said the delay isn't the committee's fault.
Trump regulatory reform may boost ethanol — industry leader
President Trump's pledge to trim federal regulations may help ethanol advocates push for fuel containing more of the alternative biofuel, a major industry booster said today.
Clearing millions of Calif. dead trees no boon for industry
Clearing dead and dying trees from California's drought-stricken forests won't build many houses, but it might help make older homes' yards look nicer.
House panel OKs bills to ease pesticide registrations, use
The House Agriculture Committee approved two bills today to simplify the approval and application of pesticides.