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  Inhofe Statement on EPA's Denial of Texas' Request For Ethanol Waiver

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today commented on the EPA’s decision to deny Texas’ request to waive portions of the ethanol mandate.


"In the face of mounting questions and growing concern surrounding the corn-based ethanol mandates, today’s decision is a disappointment," Senator Inhofe said. "In my home state of Oklahoma, the ethanol mandates are undoubtedly causing severe economic hardships for many cattlemen, pork producers, poultry producers and consumers."


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