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Corn Growers: We’re Ready To Help Reduce Tailpipe Emissions

By Agri-Pulse

A Kansas farmer used a House hearing Wednesday to make the case that EPA’s plan to slash tailpipe emissions ignores the part that ethanol should play. “The agricultural and liquid fuels industry stand at the ready to assist in reducing air pollution.

Unfortunately, current and proposed EPA rules prevent us from being a part of the solution and adversely impact low income and rural citizens across the United States,” Josh Roe, CEO of the Kansas Corn Growers Association, told the House Oversight and Accountability Committee. While electric vehicles will play a vital role in achieving carbon neutrality, “complementary alternatives such as biofuels have a role to play but are being pushed aside,” Roe said.

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