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Donald Trump set to discuss biofuels with USDA, EPA, says report

Trump had ordered members of his Cabinet to review the controversial waiver programme, which exempts small refiners in financial turmoil from their obligation to blend ethanol into gasoline

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Reuters  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump's request for a review of the administration's expanded use of biofuel waivers for oil refiners is holding up its decisions on 2018 applications, according to three sources familiar with the matter, two of whom said Trump may soon host a meeting on the issue. Trump had ordered members of his Cabinet to review the controversial waiver programme, which exempts small refiners in financial turmoil from their obligation to blend ethanol into gasoline, last month after hearing from farmers angry about the issue during his recent Midwest tour. Since Trump ...

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First Published: Wed, July 10 2019. 23:39 IST
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