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Pruitt's farm tour struggles to soothe RFS tensions

June 13, 2018
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared to make little headway in his effort to reboot ties with farmers angry over his oil industry support in reforming the renewable fuel standard (RFS) -- despite his approval of a popular biofuel for RFS compliance and the agency's public support for its ability to authorize year-round sales of higher-grade ethanol. In a June 12 statement, Bill Pracht, president and CEO of East Kansas Agri-Energy, a facility Pruitt visited, said prices of RFS compliance credits,...

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