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NEWS UPDATE October 9, 2012

Poet, Tim Johnson: Keep mandate for ethanol

Written by Cody Winchester, Argus Leader  •    •  Posted October 9, 2012

Johnson toured the headquarters of Poet, one of the world’s largest ethanol producers. He met with company officials and representatives of the affiliated trade group Growth Energy, which gave him an advocacy award. The occasion for the visit was a request in August by the governors of Arkansas and North Carolina to waive the Renewable Fuels Standard, a federal requirement to blend biofuels into the nation’s fuel supply. Amid one of the worst droughts in decades, critics are renewing calls that the policy drives up the cost of feed for livestock producers. [ read more … ]

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