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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Aug 23, 2013 07:07 AM CDT

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

FTC Says It Will 'Look Into' Allegations of Oil Company Misconduct

Earlier this month, Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sent letters to both the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission saying they had heard allegations of oil companies pressuring gas stations to sell premium gasoline in addition to regular gasoline, a practice the two senators said could be impeding sales of higher blends of ethanol in gasoline supplies.

The idea is that the infrastructure of gasoline ...

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