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Inside Washington: Ethanol supporters get another EPA win

EPA decides to keep point of obligation unchanged after 18,000 comments were filed.

In October, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt promised Midwest senators he would deny a change to the point of obligation for compliance with the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). Pruitt made good on his promise Nov. 22 when the Federal Register noted that it was denying the petition from several refiners.

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