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Fri Nov 15, 2013 02:46 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal Friday, Nov. 15, to reduce the Renewable Fuels Volume Obligation for 2014 has been characterized by oil industry representatives, small engine manufacturers, and representatives of the food industry as a "temporary fix." At the same time, biofuels industry representatives criticized the move which cuts the volume in 2014 to 15.21 billion gallons from 18.22 billion gallons set by statute.

EPA, the agency that administers the Renewable Fuel Standard that ratchets up blending of renewable fuels into petroleum based fuels to 36 billion gallons by 2022, has proposed the ethanol mandate be ...

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