Thursday, June 24, 2021 8:56AM CDT
Farmers told members of a House Agriculture Subcommittee on Wednesday that disaster aid such as WHIP-Plus has been slow to respond to natural disasters, typically because Congress must reauthorize the program for each year. Farmers and lawmakers floated the possibility of a permanent disaster program, and the idea that it could be run by the crop insurance industry.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 9:16AM CDT
A federal judge dismissed an ongoing lawsuit challenging the Dakota Access pipeline, but left open the possibility an ongoing environmental review could be challenged.