U.S. Environmental Protection Agency http://wuis.org en Opinions Pouring In On EPA Ethanol Proposal http://wuis.org/post/opinions-pouring-epa-ethanol-proposal <p>Dear EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy,</p><p>Your inbox is filling up fast. Both ethanol supporters and critics are responding <a href="https://twitter.com/mncorn/status/424266713756991488/photo/1">in bulk</a> to the agency’s <a href="http://www.epa.gov/otaq/fuels/renewablefuels/documents/420f13048.pdf">November</a> proposal to reduce the ethanol mandate for 2014. Over 13,000 comments are in so far.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:17:50 +0000 Grant Gerlock 17398 at http://wuis.org Opinions Pouring In On EPA Ethanol Proposal Harvest Desk: Studying Effects Of Ag Runoff http://wuis.org/post/harvest-desk-studying-effects-ag-runoff <p>Midwest waterways are getting lots of attention this summer. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency have immersed themselves in the ecology of 100 streams from Ohio to Nebraska. It’s a first-of-its kind effort to understand how ag runoff is not just changing the water but affecting the critters that live there. Harvest Public Media’s Abbie Fentress Swanson joined a crew on a rainy day while they gathered water samples and searched for fish eggs on three streams in central Missouri.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:03:36 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 4543 at http://wuis.org Harvest Desk: Studying Effects Of Ag Runoff