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Outlook - Ethanol
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jan 11, 2013 06:44 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Fresh off a victory to keep the Renewable Fuels Standard in place, the U.S. ethanol industry faces a number of market and political challenges heading into 2013. The industry sits in a position similar to the start of 2012, when falling demand for gasoline drove down ethanol demand.

Although EPA rejected a proposed RFS waiver, there are rumblings in Congress aimed to alter or eliminate the law.

U.S. ethanol enjoyed RFS support from EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, who resigned her post Dec. 27. One ethanol industry executive told DTN the industry will have similar RFS backing no ...

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