NEWS
Fri Nov 15, 2013 02:02 PM CST

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones) -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed for the first time to ease an annual requirement for ethanol in gasoline, acknowledging that mandated levels specified in a 2007 law are difficult, if not impossible, to meet.

The EPA is asking refiners in 2014 to blend 15.2 billion gallons of renewable fuel -- most of it ethanol -- into U.S. gasoline supplies. That is about 16% less than what Congress specified in a 2007 renewable fuels law. The law gives EPA the ability to lower the requirement.

The move represents one of the biggest setbacks to date ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
The Art of Planting - 2
Russia Wheat Prices Higher
From Good to Great
Zone Offense
Ontario Corn Crop Summary
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Todd's Take
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
USDA Reports Soybean Sale