NEWS
George Orwel DTN Energy Reporter
Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:47 PM CST

NEW YORK (DTN) -- A bill introduced in the Florida state legislature would repeal a law requiring gasoline sold and used in the state be blended with ethanol.

State Rep. Matt Gaetz, Republican who represents the fourth district, told Schneider Electric on Wednesday that he introduced the bill last month because "Floridians should stop subsidizing the Midwestern corn industry."

The law was enacted during Charlie Crist's tenure as governor of Florida about four years ago when the state was trying to establish infrastructure for biofuels. At the time, Tampa and Orlando cities in Florida had hoped to become major ethanol ...

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