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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:23 AM CDT

A bipartisan group of more than 130 U.S. lawmakers led by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., is asking U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to adjust down the Renewable Fuel Standard, in a letter sent to McCarthy Monday.

"Unfortunately, despite the best intentions of the RFS, its premise and structure were based on many assumptions that no longer reflect the current market conditions, and the imposition of the 2014 volumes now threatens to cause economic and environmental harm," the letter states.

In an email sent out to ask lawmakers to sign on, it lists a number of interest groups supporting ...

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