Over 150 Congressmen Support RFS Waiver

Shearer, P. Scott
August 2012
National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;8/ 6/2012, p8
Blog Entry
The article reports that a bipartisan group of 156 congressmen has urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to act immediately to reduce the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) mandate on corn-based ethanol.


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