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Trump says he will probably allow E15 gasoline sales all year

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By Jeff MasonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration may allow the sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol year-round, something that could help farmers by bolstering corn demand.The Environmental Protection Agency currently bans the higher ethanol blend, called E15, during summer because of concerns it contributes to smog on hot days. Gasoline typically contains just 10 percent ethanol."We're going to be going probably, probably to 15 and we're going to be going to a 12-month period," Trump told reporters during a meeting with governors ...

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 23:15 IST
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