Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler met with agriculturalists in Iowa on Tuesday to discuss ethanol. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley attended the meeting and tells reporters Wheeler answered questions. “There’s only one thing you can say for certain, the idea former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt had, refineries were pushing to have RINS apply to exports, that’s not on the table. There seems to be a real message from the White House to Wheeler to do something for E15 12 months of the year, but there has to be something also done for refineries. I think Wheeler is trying to find some balance.” Grassley says Wheeler addressed E15 use year-round. “The problem for E15 12 months out of the year (is it) comes next June. He wants to get it done a long time before next season.”
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