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Ten governors and a coalition of farm groups were upset on Friday to see the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) deny requests that corn production requirements be waived. While corn farmers were likely glad to see the ruling, farmers in the poultry, hog and cattle industries were not. They're ...
There's one more reason why a higher ethanol-blend requirement is a hot-button issue: drought. Farmers and farming advocates are asking the Environmental Protection Agency to ease up on ethanol requirements for the U.S. fuel mix because drought conditions through much of the country are causing ...