Audio News

House Acts to Repeal BLM Planning 2.0 - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and NCBA Federal Lands, discusses the House action to repeal BLM Planning 2.0 and the outlook for the Senate to also take up the resolution (full story)


Audio with Jerry Effertz, Chairman - Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Jerry Effertz, a cow-calf producer from Velva, North Dakota, was elected chairman of the Federation of State Beef Councils during the recent 2017 Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, Tenn. Effert (full story)


House Introduces Bill to Address Misuse of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act - Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Scott Yager, NCBA Environmental Counsel, discusses legislation recently introduced in the House to provide protection from unnecessary litigation as a result of misuse of the Resource Conservation (full story)


Supreme Court Agrees to take EPA WOTUS Rule - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

 NCBA Environmental Counsel Scott Yager discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to grant the cert petition for the industry coalition lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection (full story)


House Takes Action to Rein in Regulations - Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Scott Yager, NCBA Environmental Counsel, discusses the REINS Act as well as the Midnight Rule Relief, which would restore Congress's authority to oversee the implementation of major regulations. (full story)


U.S. seeks fair compensation from E.U.'s mistreatment of U.S. beef exports - Thursday, December 22, 2016

Kent Bacus, NCBA Director of International Trade, discusses the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative's announcement that the U.S. will start the process of reinstating tariffs on goods and product (full story)


USDA Releases Destructive GIPSA Rules - Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Colin Woodall, Sr. Vice President of Government Affairs, discusses USDA’s final rulemaking on 2010 Grain Inspections, Packers and Stockyards Act. The GIPSA rulemaking is troubling to the cattle (full story)


SPCC Provision Provides Necessary Regulatory Relief for Cattlemen and Women - Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Colin Woodall, Sr. VP of Government Affairs discusses Congressional passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, which includes a provision to provide regulatory relief for (full story)


BLM Releases Flawed Planning Rule in the Closing Days of President’s Term - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Ethan Lane, Executive Director of PLC and NCBA Federal Lands discusses the Bureau of Land Management's flawed planning rule hastily released in the closing days of president’s term.   (full story)

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