Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Appeals court strikes down E15 waiver

A major Trump administration action to expand the availability of higher blends of biofuels suffered a significant legal setback Friday that could lead to a fresh moratorium on summertime sales of 15% ethanol blends.
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House Approps OKs $26.6B Ag funding bill

The House Appropriations Committee approved a funding bill Wednesday for the Agriculture Department, Food and Drug Administration and Commodity Futures Trading Commission that would boost spending by more than 10%, including hefty amounts for ag research and climate-change-related programs.
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