This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Keith Menchey, Manager of Science and Environmental Issues for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
The House Committee on Agriculture held a hearing with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson as the sole witness. Keith Menchey, Manager of Science and Environmental Issues for the National Cotton Council, says the hearing’s purpose was to question Administrator Jackson on the impact of EPA actions and policies regarding agriculture.
Suggested Introduction 2:
Menchey says Ranking Member Peterson (D-MN) stated that EPA regulations were of top concerns for farmers across the country.
Suggested Introduction 3:
Menchey says the mood of the meeting was stern as members of both parties threw out pointed and direct questions about EPA issues that affect their respective districts.