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Thu Jun 6, 2013 12:02 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- As the Renewable Fuel Standard requires increasing amounts of renewable blendstock to be blended into transportation fuels each year, with the vast majority of the mandate now satisfied by ethanol, oil industry groups and energy experts warn of harmful consequences in ethanol concentration levels above 10% in gasoline for conventional vehicles, citing their concerns Wednesday in Washington before a U.S. House Committee hearing.

James Lankford, R-Okla., chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, convened the hearing called "Up Against the Blend Wall: Examining EPA's Role in the Renewable Fuel Standard," to hear these ...

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