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RFS Battle
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:57 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The 3-billion-gallon overall cut to the Renewable Fuel Standard mandate proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency isn't necessary and possibly isn't even legal, representatives of the ethanol industry, agriculture groups and companies told Obama administration officials during a meeting at the White House Thursday.

However, while much of rural America is concerned a cut to the RFS could hurt the rural economy, if the proposed cut becomes final chances are it will have little or no effect on the corn-based ethanol industry, Renewable Fuels Association President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Dinneen said during an interview ...

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