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RFS Change Effects Examined
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:03 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- A new analysis published by the University of Illinois' Farmdoc website supports what even ethanol industry officials have said regarding the effects of a cut in the Renewable Fuel Standard: It would have little negative impact on corn-based ethanol.

In fact, the report concludes that if the final rule includes the proposed volume cuts -- a 3-billion-gallon overall cut including about 1.4 billion cut from corn-based ethanol -- it could actually benefit the corn-based ethanol and corn industries in 2014-2015.

The analysis, written by economists Scott Irwin and Darrel Good, said the so-called E10 blend wall where ...

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