National (U.S.)

"Coal Lobbyists Are The Loneliest Lobbyists"

"The lifeboat keeping the coal industry afloat is getting a little lonely these days, as everyone abandons ship. According to a report released Tuesday by Climate Investigations Center, coal lobbying groups American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, National Mining Association, and World Coal Associate have been hemorrhaging member companies in recent years."

Source: Grist, 08/18/2016

A Year Later, White House Still Sitting On Organic Aquaculture Standards

"The folks who write POLITICO’S Agriculture Tip Sheet were celebrating an anniversary Tuesday. Not their own, but the one-year anniversary of USDA’s proposed organic aquaculture standards being hung up in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) at the White House."

Source: Food Safety News, 08/18/2016


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