Tag: American Farm Bureau Federation

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Texas Farmers Promise D.C. Fight for Land, Water

The president of the Texas Farm Bureau warned ranchers and farmers at the 83rd annual meeting that the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule for waters in the U.S., “if it’s allowed to happen, will hamstring many farmers and ranchers to the extent that it might not even be possible to farm.” Farmers and ranchers in Texas are struggling with government bureaucracy in many areas.

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Texas Farmers, Ranchers Call for Fairness in Eminent Domain

Texas farmers and ranchers will vote on resolutions to stand-up against taking more farm and ranch lands through eminent domain for high speed rail and other construction projects during a meeting in San Antonio December 3-5. The 83rd meeting of the Texas Farm Bureau will address the challenges in agriculture and rural Texas.

Golfers walk along the water during an afternoon of warm and sunny weather on December 13, 2015 in Fairfield, Connecticut. Temperatures across much of the New York metropolitan area continued to be unseasonably warm with a record breaking mid 60's being recorded in many areas. The warm weather is expected …

Constitutional Law Professor: GAO Report ‘A Black Eye for the EPA’

A Government Accountability Office report stating that the EPA broke the law is “a black eye” for the agency, says an expert in Constitutional Law. EPA is in hot water over the promulgation of a controversial water rule that a federal appeals court placed a stay on in October.

A bulldozer works a coal mound at the Appalachian Electric Power coal-fired Big Sandy Power Plant June 3, 2014 in Cattletsburg, Kentucky. New regulations on carbon emissions proposed by the Obama administration have reportedly angered politicians on both sides of the aisle in energy-producing states such as Kentucky and West …

EPA Coal Rule Skirts Law: 10 Percent of Comments From Obama’s OFA

But while the EPA itself causes actual pollution, it’s also attempting to subvert the administrative law rule-making process. Political insiders are working to generate millions of astroturfed comments from Barack Obama’s former Presidential campaign operation, now called Organizing for America, and left wing environmental groups. The latest instance of this propaganda operation was seen in the rule making process that resulted in the recently finalized “Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units” rule.