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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Mar 14, 2013 01:26 PM CDT

The Governors' Biofuels Coalition that includes the governors of 33 states has appealed to Congressional leaders to leave the Renewable Fuels Standard as it is, amid growing pressure from the oil industry and other interests to either alter the law that calls for 36 billion gallons of biofuels use by 2022 or to scrap the law altogether.

Farm groups and state leaders have pointed to the RFS as an economic development plan that has helped create jobs in rural America, while biofuels opponents say the RFS is broken.

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker of ...

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