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September 19, 2019

Biofuels; Trade Issues; Climate Change Policy; Food Safety and International Ag Developments

Biofuels

Reuters writer Ayesha Rascoe reported yesterday that, “The U.S. government will eventually allow higher levels of ethanol to be blended into gasoline, Renewable Fuels Association President Bob Dinneen said on Tuesday.

Ethanol is currently approved to make up 10 percent of gasoline, but producers have lobbied the government to increase the blend level.

“‘I absolutely believe that when all the science is in, the efficacy of using greater than 10 percent blends will be validated,’ Dinneen told reporters at an Energy Information Administration summer energy outlook conference.”

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