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Ethanol Groups Seek President's Help
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Aug 27, 2012 03:07 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- While several state governors, members of Congress and livestock industry groups have asked EPA to waive the Renewable Fuels Standard, several U.S. biofuels industry groups took their case straight to the top Monday, sending a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to keep the RFS in place.

As of last week, EPA received official waiver requests from the governors of Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, Maryland, Arkansas, New Mexico and Delaware, setting off a 30-day public comment period on the proposed waiver.

More than 180 members of Congress and several livestock industry groups have asked EPA to ...

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