Carbon Credits and Agriculture Conservation

Conservation Innovation Grants were first included in the 2002 Farm Bill under the leadership of Senator Harkin (D-IA), the Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee during the 2002 Farm Bill and a key leader in the development of agriculture conservation programs. The 2002 Farm Bill also authorized the Grasslands Reserve Program, which preserves grasslands for […]

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An Attack on Science-Based Policy

The House of Representatives is debating two bills, EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act (H.R. 1422) and Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4012) today both promoted by the Republican members of the House (and House Science Committee). Several of the co-sponsors of one or both of these bills are known skeptics of science-based […]

THE ELECTION – CONSEQUENCES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE, AND ESA

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FARM BILL CONSERVATION & OTHER FARM RESOURCE RELATED LEGISLATION

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I AM NOT A SCIENTIST (& WALRUSES WITHOUT ICE)

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CLIMATE: THE RACE IS ON…AND OTHER NEWS

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CONGRESSMAN WAXMAN: AN ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER RETIRES

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SOMETHINGS IN THE AIR: THE CAA, METHANE RATES; BIRDS (DYING)

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