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Mon Mar 24, 2014 06:20 AM CDT

Here’s a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN’s well-placed observer.

EPA May Lower Cellulosic Fuel Requirement After Production Plant Idled

Some renewable fuel analysts predict the Environmental Protection Agency may lower its 2014 requirement for cellulosic biofuel after one of the country’s few commercial-scale cellulosic biofuel plant operators idled production at one of its facilities and said in a regulatory filing it may need to file for bankruptcy.

KiOR Inc., the operator of the first U.S. commercial-scale cellulosic biofuel plant, said in a March 17 Securities and Exchange Commission filing it ...

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