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EPA Holding Hearing on RFS
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Dec 4, 2013 04:19 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Iowa has a lot to lose with the proposed cuts to the Renewable Fuel Standard, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad told reporters Wednesday as all sides in the debate prepare for a hearing hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Branstad is expected to be among those people testifying to the EPA on its proposal. Iowa leads the nation in corn, ethanol and biodiesel production. The RFS has brought economic prosperity to agriculture, Branstad said.

"I was governor during the farm crisis in the '80s," he said. "I know what can happen when you have agriculture depression."

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