AG POLICY NEWS
Possible RFS Cut Raises Fears
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Nov 6, 2013 03:16 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Hundreds of farmers in Iowa, Kansas and other states already have signed feedstock supply contracts to provide biomass to next-generation biofuels production companies in recent years as the cellulosic ethanol industry draws near to launching commercial production.

However, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may reduce the Renewable Fuel Standard's mandated volumes for corn-based ethanol and advanced biofuels in 2014. If that happens, representatives from two of those biofuels companies told reporters Wednesday, their companies would reconsider the future of multi-million-dollar investments expected to create a new agriculture market for corn stover, wheat straw and other crops.

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