Ethanol on Offense
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Feb 19, 2015 09:19 AM CST

GRAPEVINE, Texas (DTN) -- Renewable Fuels Association President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Dinneen went on the offensive in his state-of-the-ethanol-industry speech Thursday during the start of the national ethanol conference.

Dinneen went after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for being years behind on the Renewable Fuels Standard and pointed to recent job losses in the oil industry to contrast it with ethanol's staying power in rural America. Just last week, the U.S. Department of Labor reported the loss of 1,900 oil jobs in January alone.

Unlike 2005 when the ethanol industry was getting a jumpstart from a combination of ...

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