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NEWS UPDATE January 6, 2012

Iowa Caucuses Show Ethanol No Longer Sacred to Rural Voters

Alan Bjerga and Mario Parker  •  Bloomberg  •  Posted January 6, 2012

Allegiance to ethanol, once required for political success in rural states, has faded in importance as some candidates skeptical about biofuel subsidies fared better than supporters in the Iowa caucuses. [ read more … ]

California Files Appeal in Ethanol Ruling

Cindy Zimmerman  •  Domestic Fuel  •  Posted January 6, 2012

As expected, the California Air Resources Board today filed an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to challenge last week’s ruling that the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) violates the commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution. [ read more … ]

Ethanol industry sees a victory in caucus results

PHILIP BRASHER  •  Des Moins Register  •  Posted January 6, 2012

Corn growers and ethanol producers have long counted on the Iowa caucuses to guarantee the industry had political clout in Washington. There was little in the results Tuesday that should be disappointing. [ read more … ]

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