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Sen. Cruz said to offer RIN-price-cap plan

Capping the price of Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) at 10 cents each is being proposed by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) as a way of helping some refiners cope with what they say are costs for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that threaten their survival.

US Agricultural Policy Biofuels

AGgregator: December 15, 2017

Highlights and links to key media articles related to the business of agriculture.

US Agricultural Policy Agribusiness

Trump to slash more regulations in 2018

President Donald Trump said his regulatory reform directives have resulted in the canceling or delaying of more than 1,500 regulations during the first 11 months of his term, and he plans to deliver much more in 2018.

US Food Policy Political

AGgregator: December 14, 2017

Highlights and links to key media articles related to the business of agriculture.
US Agricultural Policy Agribusiness

Pro-biofuel lawmakers await plans from Sen. Cruz

Staff-level discussions at the White House on biofuel policy Wednesday did not yield any conclusions on the next policy direction under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), as was expected.


US Agricultural Policy Biofuels

EU, US, Japan attack “severe excess capacity” in international trade but refrain from naming China

The main trade representatives for the EU, the US and Japan delivered a joint statement committing to enhance trilateral cooperation and to re-establish a “global level playing field” in international trade.

European Agricultural Policy EU

US day ahead - December 13, 2017: Alabama election, FOMC & NAFTA

Alabama has elected a Democrat to the US Senate for the first time in 25 years while the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting conclusion comes this afternoon. USDA's Perdue is sounding positive on NAFTA and tax reform continues to advance.

US Agricultural Policy Political

Staff-level biofuels meet Wednesday at White House

Congressional staffers from key oil- and biofuel-backing lawmakers along with representatives from US government agencies will take part in a meeting at the White House to discuss potential biofuel policy changes, according to several media reports.

US Agricultural Policy Biofuels

Mexico targeting key GOP lawmakers in NAFTA effort: Report

Key Republican lawmakers, from states with large volumes of exports to Mexico, are being targeted in Mexico's lobbying effort for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), according to the Reforma newspaper.

US Agricultural Policy Trade Agreements
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