After months of speculation, President Donald Trump has directed the Environmental Protection Agency to allow year-round sales of fuel with up to 15 percent ethanol. Ahead of a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the president met with Republican members of Congress from corn-producing states to make this announcement. Current laws do not allow for sales of E15 from June 1 to September 15 due to regulations in the Clear Air Act. The rule change still needs to go through the formal rulemaking process, and legal challenges are possible.
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