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U.S. Forest Service finalizes rule that minimizes public say in logging and roadbuilding in forests

U.S. Forest Service finalizes rule that minimizes public say in logging and roadbuilding in forests

The U.S. Forest Service finalized a rule that bypassed the environmental review process for a plan to allow logging and roadbuilding in 2,800 acres of wilderness.
Forest Service sparks controversy for pushing logging, oil during pandemic
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Forest Service sparks controversy for pushing logging, oil during pandemic

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said now is the time to get rid of burdensome regulation.
Small farms struggle for federal coronavirus relief
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Small farms struggle for federal coronavirus relief

Stressed farms are grappling with lower demand and fewer markets to sell in, as well as a presidential administration that favors relief for big businesses over small.

The coronavirus pandemic is pushing dairy farmers to the brink
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The coronavirus pandemic is pushing dairy farmers to the brink

As prices drop and dairy farmers are forced to dump milk, industry is moving towards supply management as a possible solution.
USDA hopes to cut farms' environmental footprint in half by 2050
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USDA hopes to cut farms' environmental footprint in half by 2050

The U.S. Department of Agriculture laid out a series of goals Thursday to make the farming sector more environmentally friendly, part of an effort to cut the carbon footprint of agriculture in half.

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USDA once hid climate reports. Now adaptation is a priority
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USDA once hid climate reports. Now adaptation is a priority

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will allow agency scientists to study how farmers are responding to climate change. Adaptation is a top theme over the next five years for a department that has been accused of suppressing scientific reports.
Scientists leave federal jobs under President Trump
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Scientists leave federal jobs under President Trump

There’s been an exodus of federal scientists across government agencies since 2016.
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