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RFS Fight Continues
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Dec 6, 2013 11:58 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Both sides of the Renewable Fuel Standard debate made their best arguments Thursday during a public hearing in front of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Arlington, Va.

Opponents want to cut the RFS because they say corn-based ethanol doesn't provide real declines in greenhouse gases and has also stymied feed-intensive industries. Supporters of ethanol say the cut will hurt rural economic development and kill budding cellulosic- and advanced-biofuels industries.

More than 140 people testified to EPA. The agency will continue to accept public comments until Jan. 28, 2014, on a proposal to cut 2014 RFS mandates ...

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