Lighthizer’s Options: Where to go when Trade and Science Collide?

Lighthizer’s Options: Where to go when Trade and Science Collide?

Robert Lighthizer has set his department’s sights on attacking overseas regulations restricting the importation of American GMO crops and other agricultural products made possible by technological innovation.The question now turns to how the new taskforce will accomplish this objective.

 

Indiana Farmers Unhappy About 100-Mile Powerline

Indiana Farmers Unhappy About 100-Mile Powerline

The Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has decided to install a 100-mile electrical transmission line starting in Reynolds, Indiana and ending in Topeka, Indiana. This $270 million dollar transmission line is supposed to help improve Indiana’s access to wind and solar renewable energy and maybe even lower the cost of energy and reduce greenhouse gases. However, this new powerline has been a matter of dispute with local Northern Indiana farmers who are complaining that the 100-mile powerline is interfering with their farms.

State Legislators Heating Up the Debate Over Greenhouse Gas Emissions

State Legislators Heating Up the Debate Over Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In wake of President Trump’s stance on global warming and greenhouse gas emissions, some states have taken it upon themselves to introduce legislation that would curb greenhouse gas emissions by taxing fossil fuel products and emissions.

Tug of War for the Future of Fantasy Horse Racing: The Stronach Group v. Horse Racing Labs

Tug of War for the Future of Fantasy Horse Racing: The Stronach Group v. Horse Racing Labs

Since 2006, the total pari-mutuel handle within the horse industry has steadily declined. In an effort to halt this decline, some in the equine industry have attempted to invent new ways to create interest in the sport by tapping into the growing daily fantasy sports industry.  In the case Derby Wars, a fantasy horseracing website, the Central District of California put a halt to one of those efforts.