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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Apr 12, 2013 06:34 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

EPA May Change Mandate for Cellulosic Ethanol

These days, the ethanol and petroleum industries are frequently at each other's throats when it comes to the Renewable Fuels Standard mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency. But the subject of cellulosic ethanol has drawn the two together in a call for EPA to change the way it sets the annual consumption mandate.

In separate comments to EPA, ethanol producers joined the petroleum industry in calling for EPA to reduce the cellulosic ethanol blending ...

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