Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on EPA’s E15 Fuel Waiver
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USDA Office of Communications
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the following statement on EPA's E15 fuel waver announced by the agency today:
"Today's announcement is another important step to get existing ethanol production capacity into the market to support and create jobs in rural America, improve our nation's energy security, protect our environment, and provide the renewable fuels industry with the support it needs to grow and mature," said Vilsack. "Expanding the use of E15 in America's vehicle fleet gives consumers the option of purchasing domestically produced renewable transportation fuels and also support America's farmers and ranchers."
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