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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday June 30, 2019 ( 4 items )  

American Coalition for Ethanol Applauds Bipartisan Senators' Letter Urging EPA to Update Ethanol Science
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, June 25 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following news: American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauds the letter a group of bipartisan Senators sent today urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to publicly announce its intent to review and incorporate the latest "Greenhouse gas and Regulated Emissions and Energy Use in Transportation (GREET)" modeling into an updated life cycle assessment for corn ethanol. U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-I  more

Circuit Court Denies Request to Rehear Missouri River Energy Services Granfathered Agreement 496 Carve-out Case
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, June 26 -- Missouri River Energy Services issued the following news release: On Tuesday, May 14, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied an MRES request for rehearing of a case regarding Granfathered Agreement (GFA) 496. MRES was seeking carve-out status for this agreement, which had provided transmission service rate relief from 1977 until October 2015 when MRES joined the Southwest Power Pool (SPP). In March, the Court had issued a ruling in the case that was unfav  more

Missouri River Energy Services: Moody's Conducts Periodic Review of Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency Ratings
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, June 26 -- Missouri River Energy Services issued the following news release: Moody's Investors Service recently completed a periodic review of the financial ratings of the Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (WMMPA). WMMPA has provided financing for and is the owner of many of the generation and transmission facilities that MRES uses to serve its members. All 24 members of WMMPA also are members of MRES. Formal agreements between the two organizations require MR  more

North American Limousin Foundation: Wulf Presented Beef Improvement Federation Pioneer Award
CENTENNIAL, Colorado, June 25 -- The North American Limousin Foundation issued the following news release: The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Jerry Wulf, Morris, Minnesota, the BIF Pioneer Award June 20 during the group's annual meeting and symposium in Brookings, South Dakota. The award recognizes individuals who have made lasting contributions to the improvement of beef cattle, honoring those who have had a major role in acceptance of performance reporting and documentation as t  more