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Ethanol Is Center Stage In Fight Over American Fuel Tanks

NPR | Nov. 12, 2013 2:56 p.m. | Updated: Nov. 13, 2013 7:49 a.m.

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Jeff Brady

Two large industries — agriculture and oil — are fighting a pitched battle over access to your car’s fuel tank. Americans are buying less gasoline, but a federal law requires the country to include an increasing amount of corn-based ethanol in the country’s fuel supply. Facing billions of dollars in lost sales, the oil industry wants the government to reverse course on ethanol.

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