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NEWS UPDATE January 20, 2014

E-15 ethanol gets market boost

Written by Peter Harriman, Argus Leader  •    •  Posted January 20, 2014

Ethanol industry proponents hope history repeats itself as the newest biofuel blend approved for most vehicles seeks to gain a foothold in the Southeast. Mapco Express has announced it will offer E-15 ethanol this year in as many as 100 large convenience stores it operates in seven states, mostly in the South. [ read more … ]

Neb. lawsuit seen as first of many challenges to EPA power plant rule

Jean Chemnick, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted January 18, 2014

Opponents of U.S. EPA’s carbon regulations are praising Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning for the lawsuit he filed this week to stop the agency’s new power plants proposal. The Republican filed the suit Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska and alleges that EPA’s proposal violates the 2005 Energy Policy Act, which bars the agency from requiring the use of pollution-control technology based on its being demonstrated by government-backed projects. [ read more … ]

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