The federal government has ordered meat packing and processing plants to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic, despite COVID-19 outbreaks in several facilities nationwide. (Photo by Iñigo De la Maza on Unsplash)
Writer : Joseph Paul
Source : James B.… Continue reading
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Department of the Army Assistant Secretary for Civil Works R.D. James announced last week the agencies have repealed the 2015 Obama Administration rule illegally expanding the definition of waters of the U.S. (WOTUS).… Continue reading
By: Jill J. Dunkel
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is waiting on us. In June, the Mexican government ratified the agreement. The next day, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reaffirmed his government’s commitment to passing the USMCA as soon as possible.… Continue reading
By: David Saxowsky, Associate Professor
The nation recently has given considerable attention to the Environmental
Protection Agency\’s (EPA) revised regulation that defines \”waters of the United
States\” for the purpose of the Clean Water Act.
Despite the conflicting opinions and… Continue reading
By: Don Tyler
As government regulations, benefit costs and local competition push up labor costs, many producers are sharpening their pencils and trying to find some areas to trim these costs without discouraging their employees.
The number of employees needed… Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The world is less than 40 years away from a food shortage that will have serious implications for people and governments, according to a top scientist at the U.S. Agency for International Development.
“For the first time… Continue reading