An Environmental Protection Agency official says the agency is exploring a variety of solutions that would allow E15 sales to take place in 2023 while also advancing a petition to legalize the sales in the Midwest the following year.
Capitol Hill lawmakers are enthused by the first step taken Monday in a lengthy process that could lead to a dispute panel under USMCA challenging Mexico’s efforts to block genetically modified corn imports from the U.S.
Rep. Brad Finstad, who is leading the House Agriculture subcommittee responsible for overseeing the farm bill's nutrition assistance programs, says lawmakers must ensure they offer "people a hand up, not just a handout."
The Environmental Protection Agency has rolled out its long-awaited response to a petition that would expand sales of higher ethanol blends, but its proposal includes a delay that has already angered the biofuels industry.
A request from several Midwest governors to sell E15 year-round in their home states is now before the White House Office of Management and Budget. The news comes as 24 House members introduced a bill to match Senate legislation on the subject.