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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Apr 22, 2014 03:48 PM CDT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Monday took what could be an important step to rectify a lawsuit filed by oil industry groups challenging the agency's 2013 cellulosic ethanol blending requirement in the renewable fuel standard.

The American Petroleum Institute and American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers both petitioned and sued EPA shortly after it issued the 2013 final RFS rule last August. The claim was that not enough cellulosic ethanol had been produced for gasoline blenders to meet RFS requirements for 2013. Both groups also sued EPA on the same issue in 2011 and 2012, and both times the agency changed ...

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