Governors Reinforce Push For Higher Octane Ethanol Blends In Vehicle Rule

July 23, 2021
Midwestern governors are throwing their weight behind a push by biofuels advocates for EPA to allow higher ethanol blends as part of its forthcoming proposed rule that will likely tighten light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas standards, part of a broader effort by the biofuels sector to maintain its markets during a shift to vehicle electrification. In a July 23 letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan and White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Acting Director Shalanda Young, Minnesota Gov. Tim...

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