Climate Change Regulations Moving Forward

Agriculture is bracing for part-two of its fight with the Obama Administration over regulations. American Farm Bureau’s Energy and Environment Chief Paul Schlagle is not ready to concede that superstorm Sandy will be a catalyst for a tsunami of Greenhouse Gas rules in a second Obama term – though the President has referenced climate change as part of his next agenda. And Schlagle says EPA is wasting no time in moving forward with regulations…

“There was a court decision several months ago which gave them the green light to continue what they are doing. I don’t think a decision has been made on appealing that decisions, so at the moment the agency is moving forward and we expect to get greater education as to how and when they are going to be specific about breaking in agricultural sources, but we are not exempt.”

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