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EPA Proposes Reducing Biofuel Mandate

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November 15, 2013
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The Obama administration wants to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply, acknowledging that the biofuel law championed by both parties is not working as well as expected. AP's Dina Cappiello breaks down what this means. (Nov. 15)


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