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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri May 2, 2014 05:57 AM CDT

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

EPA Still Considering Final Rule on Biofuel Requirements for 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency still has under consideration the amount of corn-based ethanol and other biofuels that it will require to be blended into the nation's transportation fuel supply this year. In fact, the rule covering the mandatory Renewable Fuels Standard has not yet been sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget, which has the final sign-off on federal regulations.

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