AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Jul 18, 2013 06:02 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

New EPA Rules Could Cut Ethanol Imports from Brazil

Importing ethanol from Brazil into the United States could become much less profitable next year, if a proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency to expand documentation and transportation rules to non-U.S. producers takes effect. Apart from auditing, documentation and transportation requirements, foreign producers and importers also would have to post a higher bond with EPA to offset any potential penalties for violating the rules.

UNICA, Brazil's sugarcane industry group, estimates that the ...

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