Funds to Expand Blender Pumps
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri May 29, 2015 11:13 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The number of ethanol blender pumps at fuel stations nationwide could double with $100 million in funding USDA announced Friday, the same day EPA released Renewable Fuels Standard volumes.

EPA proposed higher Renewable Fuel Standard requirements for 2014-16 than initial proposals from the agency indicated. Those initial proposals caused controversy within both the petroleum and renewable-fuels industries last year. EPA reported a total renewable fuel requirement of 15.93 billion gallons for 2014.

EPA also proposed a 2015 RFS volume obligation of 16.30 billion gallons, about 9% higher than the 2014 levels, and a 2017 volume obligation of ...

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