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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday February 02, 2020 ( 5 items )  

ACLU of Wyoming: Kimberly Craven Joins ACLU as Legal Director for Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, Jan. 31 -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Wyoming issued the following news release: Kimberly Craven has joined the ACLU as the new legal director for the ACLU of Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota. Craven will lead and expand the ACLU's legal program across the three states and provide strategic leadership on both litigation and non-litigation legal advocacy in the ACLU's priority areas of indigenous justice, LGBTQ and Two Spirit equality, criminal justice reform  more

American Coalition for Ethanol Announces Dates and Priorities for 2020 DC Fly-In and Government Affairs Summit
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Jan. 30 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following news: The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) formally announces its 12th annual Washington, D.C. Fly-in and Government Affairs Summit will take place April 2-3. Event registration and sponsorship opportunities are available at ethanol.org/events/fly-in. "Our priorities will include defending the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) from refinery waivers, influencing proposals from EPA and USDA to support t  more

American Coalition for Ethanol Comments in Response to USDA Request for Information on Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Jan. 31 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following news: The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted comments in response to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) request for information (RFI) on a Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). The USDA is exploring options to expand domestic ethanol and biodiesel availability and is seeking information on opportunities to consider infrastructure projects to facilitate incr  more

American Coalition for Ethanol: Tenth Circuit Court Strikes Down EPA Small Refinery Exemptions
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Jan. 28 -- The American Coalition for Ethanol issued the following news: In a decision that is expected to broadly impact the Environmental Protection Agency's approach to granting Small Refinery Exemptions (SREs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit late on Friday struck down three exemptions that were improperly issued by EPA. The court ruling stems from a May 2018 challenge brought against EPA by the Renewable Fuels As  more

Kimberly Craven Joins ACLU as Legal Director for S.D., N.D., Wyoming
NEW YORK, Jan. 31 -- The American Civil Liberties Union, a 501(c)3 non-profit that works to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the U.S., issued the following news release: Kimberly Craven has joined the ACLU as the new legal director for the ACLU of South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming. Craven will lead and expand the ACLU's legal program across the three states and provide strategic leadership on both litigation and non-litigat  more