Corn growers and ethanol producers are concerned about the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed fix for ethanol demand. The comment period is still open. The ethanol industry wants the federal government to account for dozens of ethanol exemption waivers it issued to small refineries.
Iowa’s Republican elected officials to say they are confident the President is on their side, though the EPA proposal disappointed many. Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley says intends to submit comments asking that the legally required number of gallons be met.