January 22, 2020

Biofuels; Climate Issues; Crop Insurance; Trade; and Senate Ag Committee Hearing


Reuters writers Tom Doggett and Ayesha Rascoe reported yesterday that, “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday it needs more time to decide whether to approve an industry request to boost the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline, but signaled that it believes newer American cars could safely handle the higher fuel mix.

“The EPA was supposed to decide by Dec. 1 on a petition from Growth Energy filed on behalf of 54 ethanol producers to let gasoline contain up to 15 percent ethanol.”