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RFA: Big Oil Blocks Ethanol
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jul 9, 2014 06:18 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- More than a year after the Renewable Fuels Association asked the federal government to investigate the oil industry's alleged blocking of renewable fuels from the market, the RFA released a report Tuesday that claims the oil industry is making a concerted effort nationwide to not allow higher ethanol blends at the pump.

RFA claims the oil industry uses a number of methods to prevent the market expansion of E15 and E85.

"Oil companies continually point out that they don't physically own many retail gas stations today; thus, they argue, big oil has 'no control' over what fuel ...

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