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February 14, 2018
Cattle linger in the background of a manure pile in Stutsman County, N.D., on Feb. 14, 2018. A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Feb. 13, 2018,
would exempt livestock producers from reporting releases of livestock emissions. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Legislation would exempt livestock producers from emissions reporting
February 14, 2018 - 2:10pm
December 26, 2017
Administrator Scott Pruitt is seen in his office at the Environmental Protection Agency. Photo courtesy of Ricky Carioti.
Under Scott Pruitt, a year of tumult and transformation at EPA
December 26, 2017 - 10:00am
December 4, 2017
EPA reverses rule requiring mine cleanup money
December 4, 2017 - 9:17pm
October 30, 2017
Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, speaks to reporters at the White House on June 2, 2017. The Trump administration announced Oct. 9, 2017, that it would take formal steps to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, setting up a bitter fight over the future of America’s efforts to tackle global warming. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
In unprecedented shift, EPA to prohibit scientists who receive agency funding from serving as advisers
October 30, 2017 - 7:56pm
October 10, 2017
Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, speaks to reporters at the White House on June 2, 2017. The Trump administration announced Oct. 9, 2017, that it would take formal steps to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, setting up a bitter fight over the future of America’s efforts to tackle global warming. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Plan
October 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
Blaine Schatz, director of North Dakota State University's Carrington Research Extension Center, has been testing “energy beets” -- sugar beets without the latest improvements for sugar extraction – for about eight years. Photo taken July 18, 2012, at Carrington, N.D. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
EPA: Thumbs-up to 'energy beet' idea
September 10, 2017 - 2:48pm
September 5, 2017
John Weiss looks over his crop of soybeans, which he had reported to the state board for showing signs of damage due to the drifting of Monsanto's pesticide Dicamba, at his farm in Dell, Arkansas, U.S. July 25, 2017. Picture taken July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht/File Photo
EPA eyes limits for agricultural chemical dicamba linked to crop damage
September 5, 2017 - 2:02pm
August 11, 2017
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.
Hoeven: EPA administrator meetings in ND should have been open
August 11, 2017 - 9:36pm
July 10, 2017
Farmers were concerned  that if WOTUS was implemented, any water on their farms, down to potholes or wet spots in fields, would be regulated by EPA. (Michelle Rook/Special to Agweek)
EPA officially withdraws WOTUS rule
July 10, 2017 - 9:05am
July 9, 2017
Farmers were concerned  that if WOTUS was implemented, any water on their farms, down to potholes or wet spots in fields, would be regulated by EPA. (Michelle Rook/Special to Agweek)
EPA officially withdraws WOTUS rule
July 9, 2017 - 11:55pm
June 27, 2017
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
June 27, 2017 - 4:13pm
April 28, 2017
Livestock feedlots of all sizes could have increased pollution reporting requirements because of a U.S. Appeals Court decision on April 11 in Washington, D.C. Photo taken February 2010 near Edgeley, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
April 28, 2017 - 8:05pm
President Donald Trump holds up an executive order on "energy independence," eliminating Obama-era climate change regulations, during a signing ceremony at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters in Washington, U.S., March 28, 2017. REUTERS / Carlos Barria
Trump signs order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies
March 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 14, 2017
A view of the Blomstrand Glacier in Ny-Alesund, Norway during US Secretary of State John Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende toured the glacier, and made remarks about climate change on June 16, 2016.
Trump to drop climate change from environmental reviews
March 14, 2017 - 2:59pm
March 13, 2017
Andrew Thostenson, a North Dakota State University Extension Service pesticide program specialist. Photo taken Feb. 14, 2017, at St. Cloud, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
'The hot topic'
March 13, 2017 - 8:00pm