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RFS Reform Rumbles
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu May 2, 2013 11:38 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The Renewable Fuels Standard has arguably been one of the most effective economic development tools for rural America, leading to more demand and higher prices for corn and economic growth in some of the poorest counties in the country in the past decade.

A new white paper from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, however, raises a series of questions about whether the current RFS is in need of reform. The committee's series of white papers and industry input to the issues raised could be the precursor to RFS reform, although the Obama administration has shown ...

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