Congress reduces Bush request for ethanol dollars

House and Senate spending bills would drastically reduce Environmental Protection Agency dollars for a law designed to boost ethanol use.

President Bush has requested $11.4 million for the EPA to implement parts of a federal energy law that includes writing rules for a new renewable fuels standard. It requires refiners to use 7.5 billion gallons of ethanol in gasoline annually by 2012. Full Story »

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by Mike LaBonte - Oct. 1, 2008

Congress seems to be short-changing the President's request for an EPA alternative fuels budget. The viewpoint that is notably missing here is from the Whitehouse. Good source coverage otherwise.

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