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Wed Mar 12, 2014 10:57 AM CDT

NEW YORK (DTN) -- The Union of Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), the powerful trade group that lobbies on behalf of Brazil's sugarcane and ethanol producers, on Wednesday lauded the recognition by the California Air Resources Board of sugar-based ethanol's expanded environmental low-carbon benefits.

"Brazilian sugarcane producers applaud the California Air Resources Board for once again declaring that sugarcane ethanol is one of the most environmentally friendly biofuels supplying today's market," said Leticia Phillips, UNICA representative for North America who is based in Washington, D.C.

She added, "Research unveiled today in CARB's staff proposal to strengthen the State of California's Low ...

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