State officials argue that the guidelines announced in September impose unnecessary restrictions for activities on and near sage grouse habitat.
House Speaker Paul Ryan called the plan “dead on arrival” and “an election-year distraction.”
The food industry argues that GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are safe and a patchwork of state laws isn’t practical. Labeling advocates have been fighting state-by-state to enact the labeling, with the eventual goal of a national standard.
Miscommunication among federal agencies has led to confusion about pesticide respirators among farmers.
An Associated Press review of federal and state enforcement data and other records revealed that the pesticide-safety system is riddled with problems.
A new proposal in the Utah Legislature creates a possible penalty of jail time for people who fly drones within 3 miles of a wildfire.
Maui County has not been affected by varroa mites, which made their way to Oahu in 2007 and the Big Island in 2008.
Jon Eric Ritzheimer of Peoria, Arizona, has been jailed since the FBI arrested him Jan. 26 after he went to the Peoria Police Department and surrendered.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to phase in the $15 minimum wage over several years and says he’ll offer businesses and farmers tax breaks and other incentives to help ease the transition.
The showndown between armed protesters and federal agents in Southeast Oregon will further polarize the public's view of federal land management.
The order includes plans to fight cheatgrass and restoration work for burned sagebrush areas, and $67 million is being spent to rehabilitate the burned area in southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon.
The bill puts Hawaii in line with more than 30 states that have proposed pro-hemp legislation.
U.S. milk production in December was generally up in the North and down in the South, with continued declines in California, New Mexico and Texas.
The U.S. and the EU are trying to conclude the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership this year after nearly three years of negotiations.