Four U.S. Senators introduced legislation to end the Renewable Fuel Standard. Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey, Maine Senator Susan Collins, California Senator Dianne Feinstein and Bob Menendez from New Jersey wrote the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. The mandate requires annual increases in the amount of renewable fuel that should be blended into the total volume of gasoline refined in the U.S. It would remove volume requirements for corn ethanol and leave in place volume obligations of advanced and cellulosic biofuels and biodiesel.
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