As Minnesota lawmakers put together the state budget, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz is trying to rally support to fund a biofuels infrastructure grant program. The governor’s proposal would provide $2 million each year to allow increased access to ethanol and biodiesel across the state, giving Minnesota’s service station owners the chance to invest in the infrastructure to sell higher biofuel blends. The program would be administered through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Walz held an event in New Hope, Minnesota on Thursday with Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen and state lawmakers in support of the effort.
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