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RFS Angst
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Nov 15, 2013 05:20 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn-based ethanol would see its mandated volume in the Renewable Fuel Standard cut from about 14.4 billion gallons in 2013 to about 13 billion gallons in 2014 under a proposal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released Friday.

The proposal would cut the RFS for virtually all biofuels.

Although EPA does not set a corn-based ethanol number, it has proposed an overall RFS biofuels volume of 15.21 billion gallons, including 17 million gallons for cellulosic biofuels, 1.28 billion gallons for biomass diesel and 2.2 billion gallons for advanced biofuels.

A final rule is expected to be completed in ...

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