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Trump Order Approving Year-Round E15 Sales Divides Critics, Supporters

October 09, 2018
President Donald Trump's issuance of a directive Oct. 9 for EPA to authorize year-round sales of 15 percent ethanol fuel (E15) is drawing contrasting reaction from biofuels advocates, their oil industry opponents, environmentalists and others, with supporters saying it will boost E15 while critics warn it risks harming vehicle engines and air quality. Lawmakers told reporters after a meeting with Trump at the White House Oct. 9 that the president has directed EPA to propose approval of E15 fuel for...

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