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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu May 8, 2014 06:55 AM CDT

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

Oil Industry Loses Case Challenging EPA's RFS Mandate

A federal appeals court this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency has considerable latitude when it comes to setting the annual Renewable Fuels Standard for different categories of biofuels.

The program had been challenged by Monroe Energy LLC, the American Petroleum Institute and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, which argued the rule was issued retroactively, and that the EPA should have reduced the overall blending target when it reduced the cellulosic ethanol ...

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