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  • Nov 16, 2012

    Pork Producers are Disappointed by EPA Denial of Corn Ethanol Waiver

    We’ve been waiting for this news…but this was not the outcome most pork producers were hoping to hear about the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) had been one of the organizations requesting a waiver of the RFS based on the outcome of this year’s severe drought and the resulting impact on feed availability and prices. In spite of the pleas from livestock producers, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the agency has not found evidence to support a finding of severe “economic harm” that would warrant granting a waiver of the RFS....More
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