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  • 7/1/2015 11:38:00 AM
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) final “Waters of the U.S.” Rule (the Rule) will be damaging to Nebraska’s agriculture and business sectors, while driving up costs for local governments. Those sentiments were shared by Gov. Pete Ricketts and members of the “Common Sense Nebraska Coalition” July 1, during a news conference in which they applauded Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson for including Nebraska in a multi-state lawsuit against the EPA and the Corps redefining “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
  • 6/25/2015 3:19:40 PM
    Nebraskans would be among the millions of Americans harmed by an EPA proposal to make changes to the federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), according to Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson. Nelson’s comments were made during a national public hearing hosted by EPA in Kansas City, KS, June 25. The RFS establishes the amount of ethanol required to be blended into the nation’s fuel supply. In May, EPA proposed modifications to reduce blending requirements below levels established by Congress.
  • 6/24/2015 4:33:10 PM
    “International trade is vital to the future prosperity of Nebraska farm and ranch families and Nebraska’s broader economy as a whole. The Senate’s vote earlier today to send Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation to the President is a step forward in ensuring Nebraska agriculture commodities and Nebraska agriculture products will have the opportunity to reach consumers beyond our nation’s borders.”
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Tina Henderson
Vice President/Communication Strategy
(402) 421-4446
tinah@nefb.org

Craig Head
Vice President/Issue Management
(402) 421-4435
craigh@nefb.org
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