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Thu Apr 25, 2013 04:07 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- A report posted Wednesday by two University of Illinois Department of Agricultural economists shows speculation is not driving up the price of ethanol D6 Renewable Identification Numbers, but are instead pushed higher on fundamental factors created by the gasoline blend wall -- a term referring to the 10% ethanol concentration level in gasoline.

Currently, 10% is the maximum allowable level for ethanol in gasoline for all conventional vehicles in the United States, with a partial waiver allowing a 15% blend rate for 2001 and newer vehicles. Flex-fuel vehicles allow an ethanol content level in gasoline up ...

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