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Feb. 7, 2023, 5:40 PM

Biden Is Urged by Iowa Ethanol Group to Get E15 Shift On Track

Kim Chipman
Kim Chipman
Bloomberg News

Corn-based biofuel advocates in Iowa are urging President Joe Biden to “rein in” White House regulatory officials and clear the path for permanent year-round sales of higher-ethanol gasoline.

  • The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association claims the Biden administration is late in acting on a push by Midwestern farm states designed to enable year-round sales of E15 gasoline containing 15% ethanol
  • Iowa RFA executive director Monte Shawsaid the White House “put the brakes on” and delayed moves by EPA to implement the change
    • “We must raise our voices to demand the Midwest E15 fix be put in place for this summer,” ...