EPA likely to raise ethanol proposal modestly, says analyst

Higher-than-expected gasoline use will encourage the EPA to raise the ethanol mandate marginally from the levels proposed in May, says economist Scott Irwin of U-Illinois. The agency is expected to finalize the so-called Renewable Fuel Standard by Nov. 30. Irwin told Ag Insider that his expectation is an increase of 2-3 percent for each of… » Read More

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