Earlier this month, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a report titled “Climate Change Will Cost Farmers Far More than a Climate Bill.” Soon thereafter, Mike Held, administrative director of the South Dakota Farm Bureau, sent The Daily Republic a Farm Bureau response to some of the claims in the EWG report. The Daily Republic then gave EWG Midwest Vice President Craig Cox a chance to comment on the Farm Bureau’s responses. Following is the verbatim text from both sides.
Catch shares are a double-edged sword to be used with caution and a good deal of forethought, expert participants agreed yesterday at the start of a high-level workshop on the preferred tool of the Obama administration to modernize the regulation of fisheries across America.
The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University has received a $628,000 grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to establish the Technical Working Group for Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (T-AGG).
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A report from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says the best place to build a wind power farm would be 40 miles off the North Carolina coast. Bill Holman, Director of State Policy at the Nicholas Institute, says there are a lot of companies that are putting a lot of money into wind power.