Saturday - August 15, 2020
Public Policy Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday August 04, 2019 ( 3 items )  

ACE Leadership Testifies on Proposed 2020 Renewable Volume Obligations
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, July 31 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following news: The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Communications Director Katie Fletcher testified today during the public hearing in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Fletcher's testimony highlighted some points which will be detailed in ACE's written comments to the proposed rule,  more

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: South Dakota Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies
PIERRE, South Dakota, Aug. 1 -- The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network issued the following news release: * * * - ACS CAN Looks Forward to Working with Lawmakers to Reduce the Toll of Tobacco by Raising the Age of Sale for Tobacco Product to 21 * * * South Dakota is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State L  more

Sierra Club: Keystone XL Developer Puts Communities at Risk of Spills Yet Again
OAKLAND, California, July 29 -- The Sierra Club issued the following news release: This weekend, it was reported that an inspection by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) revealed that TC Energy - formerly TransCanada - likely violated pipeline safety standards by failing to provide suitable coating material at numerous locations along the Keystone Pipeline, the southern leg of the company's controversial proposed Keystone XL. The Keystone Pipeline sprung a leak  more