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EPA Sends RFS to OMB
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:48 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The Environmental Protection Agency sent the final Renewable Fuel Standard to the Office of Management and Budget on Friday, triggering a broader review of the proposal that could trim as much as 3 billion gallons of mandated biofuels production from the RFS.

The EPA received hundreds of thousands of comments on the proposal and during the past year there has been ongoing speculation about whether the agency would back off its proposed cut. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy indicated in recent months that public outcry led the agency to take a closer look at its proposal. Some members ...

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