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House approves bill to block EPA water rules
House votes to block EPA water rules.
Farm bill provides new conservation easement program
USDAwill invest $328 million in conservation easements to protect and restore farmland, grasslands and wetlands under a new program that consolidates three former easement programs administered by Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Panama Canal expansion misses its anniversary celebration
Panama Canal expansion misses its anniversary celebration
Though behind schedule, work on the expanded Panama Canal is expected to be finished by next year.
Farmers, Monsanto reach tentative deal
Farmers, Monsanto reach tentative deal
A tentative settlement deal has been reached in a lawsuit between soft white wheat growers and the Monsanto Co. over an unauthorized release of biotech wheat last year. Details are not yet available.
Union, terminal operators reach deal on healthcare
The longshoremen's union has reached a healthcare agreement with terminal operators represented by the Pacific Maritime Association.
Groups seek glyphosate limits to protect butterflies
Monarch butterflies are declining in number due to herbicide spraying related to biotech crops, environmental groups claim.
Avocados catch on in Japanese marketplace
Japan is importing more U.S. avocados than ever.
OSU looks at possible remediation for water rule
OSU looks at possible remediation for water rule
Oregon State University researchers are experimenting with different ways to help onion growers in the Treasure Valley area deal with possible new federal rules that would limit how much generic E. coli bacteria can be present in irrigation water.
Capital Press calendar of events
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Judge rules against county GMO regulations
A court ruling on genetically modified organism regulations in Hawaii's Kauai County may have implications for other litigation over biotech crops.