Lawmakers Want EPA to Lower Ethanol Mandate


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A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers from various states sent a four-paragraph letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, pleading for the EPA to lower the ethanol mandate. 

The law  requires refiners to buy alternative fuels made from corn, soybeans and other products to reduce the country’s dependence on foreign energy.

Opposition sited farming over fragile habitats and damage to vehicles as support.

To learn more, head over to the Des Moines Register.

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