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EPA, USDA Lay Out RFS Plan to Trump

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue met yesterday with President Trump to present a package of changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard aimed at ending tensions between corn farmers and oil refining firms over the program.

 

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States’ Decisions on Dicamba Premature

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