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Who should have authority in renewable energy siting?

A package of bills introduced in Lansing this week by Democrats would shift approval of renewable energy projects from local authorities to the Michigan Public Service Commission. Michigan Farm Bureau’s Matt Kapp tells Brownfield their members are strong advocates for renewable energy, but siting... Read More.

Top Auto Industry Researcher Partners with McPherson College

MCPHERSON, KAN. – McPherson College will partner with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) — considered the most respected research source in the automotive industry — on a study exploring the future of transportation and mobility to create a new engineering, design, and mobility program... Read More.

Kansas Water Authority historically changes policy of draining aquifer

A Midwestern state could change how it asks farmers to irrigate crops to avoid depleting one of the world’s largest underground aquifers. Earl Lewis, chief engineer with the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources, says the proposed change would require Kansas farmers... Read More.

SCOTUS ruling likely handicaps EPA authority to regulate emissions

A Supreme Court ruling will handicap the Biden administration’s efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. In a 6-3 decision Thursday, the Court said EPA did not have clear direction from Congress to require power plants to shift from coal to cleaner energy sources as directed... Read More.