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Biofuel Backers: Protect RFS
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Apr 8, 2014 03:30 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Former stock-car driver and current NASCAR team owner Richard Childress explained to senators Tuesday that NASCAR race cars perform well with 15% ethanol fuel blends and could even run at 30% blends without problems.

Childress and other supporters of advanced biofuels testified Tuesday before the Senate Agriculture Committee about the need for Congress and the Obama administration to stick with the Renewable Fuels Standard levels for advanced and cellulosic biofuels. Biofuels are staring at proposals by the Environmental Protection Agency to lower the renewable fuel volumes for 2014. At the same time, petroleum companies continue litigation, arguing ...

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