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RFS Waiver Questioned
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Oct 5, 2012 02:56 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Waiving the Renewable Fuels Standard would do little to reduce the price of corn or to increase the volume of corn available for livestock feed, according to a new study from the Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri.

The study comes less than a week before the close of an EPA comment period on a waiver request from several states. The governors of those statesare joined by various food industry and livestock groups in calling for the waiver in response to drought-induced price increases in corn.

Even if the waiver is approved, ...

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