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Pruitt Allies Lobby on EPA’s Ethanol Mandate

Submitted by on March 13, 2017 – 7:10 pmNo Comment

by Timothy Cama (The Hill) … Glenn Coffee and Crystal Coon, through their firm, Coffee Group, filed paperwork this week with Congress to represent Oklahoma-based gasoline station and convenience store owner QuikTrip Corp. on issues related to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

Pruitt and Coffee were both Republican state senators in Oklahoma from 1999 until 2011, when they both took on state government positions.

The agency (EPA) is currently considering whether to make fuel wholesalers responsible for complying with the mandate, taking the responsibility off of refiners. The proposal has the backing of Carl Icahn, a billionaire investor and special adviser to President Trump.

QuikTrip, which owns a fuel wholesaler company, wrote to Pruitt last August that the proposal is “anti-consumer” and would undermine the goals of the ethanol mandate.

Coffee’s firm did not specify how much of its advocacy would focus on the EPA and how much would be elsewhere, such as with lawmakers. READ MORE

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