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Call to Action for a Truly Sustainable Renewable Future
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-Include high octane/high ethanol Regular Grade fuel in EPA Tier 3 regulations.
-Use a dedicated, self-reducing non-renewable carbon user fee to fund renewable energy R&D.
-Start an Apollo-type program to bring New Ideas to sustainable biofuel and …

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Branstad, Five Other Governors Lobby President for Higher Ethanol Mandate

Submitted by on December 23, 2013 – 6:40 pmNo Comment

by Donnelle Eller  (Des Moines Register)  Six Midwestern governors sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing their support for the Renewable Fuel Standard, which his administration has proposed scaling back in 2014.

In a letter to the president, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Gov. Terry Branstad and five other governors argue that the ethanol standard diversifies America’s energy portfolio, gives consumers choices at the pump, supports economic development in rural communities and reduces harmful emissions across the nation.

In addition to Branstad, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Dugaard, and Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman signed the letter. All but Dayton are Republicans.  READ MORE  and MORE (Sioux City Journal)

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