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Aug. 24, 2018: Senators call for increased biodiesel RVO
A bipartisan group of 39 senators sent a letter to the EPA Thursday calling on the agency to increase biodiesel blending levels in upcoming volume obligations.
Aug. 23, 2018: NRECA exploring relationship between co-ops, rural broadband
The leader of the nation’s rural electric co-ops says their infrastructure could be utilized in the deployment of rural broadband.
Aug. 22, 2018: DOT looking into Hours of Service rulemaking
The Department of Transportation is considering a rulemaking process that could lead to changes in the Hours of Service regulations that govern time truckers can spend behind the wheel.
Aug. 21, 2018: Farmers urged to ignore party affiliation over trade frustrations
An ag lobbyist says farmers frustrated with the administration’s trade policies shouldn’t take it easy on President Trump simply because he’s a Republican.
Aug. 20, 2018: Groups call for stricter 'Product of USA' label standards
A handful of groups are calling on the Department of Agriculture to implement stricter standards for meat products bearing “Product of USA” on their packaging.
Aug. 17, 2018: Senators urge FCC action on rural broadband
Commissioners from the Federal Communications Commission were before the Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday, and they received a bipartisan rebuke for their current coverage mapping.