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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted November 30, 2009

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering whether to increase the percentage of ethanol than can be placed in gasoline. At present, ethanol blends of up to 10 percent are permissible, and studies are underway to determine whether more ethanol can be added without causing harm to vehicles, fuel dispensing equipment and air quality. 

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climate-change  climate-legislation  domestic-energy  energy-policy  epa34  kerry-boxer 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted November 17, 2009

In this episode, I interview Bob Stallman, president of the American Farm Bureau, on the potential impact of climate change legislation on agriculture. 

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climate-bill  climate-legislation  domestic-energy  energy-policy  epa34  jack-gerard  kerry-boxer  waxman-markey  senate-environment-and-public-works-comm 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted November 5, 2009

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today voted to send the Kerry-Boxer climate bill to the Senate floor without amendments. Only Democrats were in attendance for the vote, and Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mt.) voted against the bill, saying he would withhold his support contingent on the adoption of some pro-agriculture amendments. 

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air-quality  emissions  energy  epa34  over-regulation  ultra-low-sulfur-diesel 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted August 4, 2009

There's no doubt about it--the air is much cleaner today than it was a few years ago. The City of Los Angeles is no longer engulfed in a brown haze; the air in the Ohio Valley now has a crisp, clean smell; and Milwaukee residents are breathing easier than ever before.

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clean-air-act  domestic-energy  e1534  energy  epa34  ethanol  over-regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 22, 2009

Ethanol, which in the United States is generally made from corn, has been an important part of the gasoline supply for several years. In many regions of the country and in certain seasons, it accounts for as much as 10 percent of the gasoline fuel supply. 

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congress  energy  energy-policy  epa34  greenhouse-gas-emissions  waxman-markey-bill 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 15, 2009

Members of Congress trying to hammer out a bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have reached agreement on the distribution of valuable carbon dioxide permits.

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clean-air-act  climate-change  congress  emissions  energy  energy-policy  epa34  jack-gerard  over-regulation  endangered-species-act 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 12, 2009

Congress has passed thousands of laws during its long history and frequently, questions are raised about how to interpret them.

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