Sunday, August 19, 2012

In Case You Missed It: Week of August 12-18

The 5th circuit struck down EPA's final rule disapproving Texas's Flexible Permit Program (court opinion here).

The impact of the drought may be peaking, but only 23 percent of the corn crop is rated in good-to-excellent condition.  

Climate models predict more droughts, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change

A California ballot initiative (the “California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act,” Proposition 37), would require genetically engineered foods to be labeled as such in the supermarket. The pro-forces have raised about $2 million while the con-forces have $25 million

The Canadian pipeline company TransCanada began construction of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline in Texas.

Severe flooding in the Phillipines has claimed nearly 100 lives and displaced more than 800,000 families.

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