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Blogging For Biofuels

Minnesota's Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Tina Smith, along with eight other Democratic senators, sent a letter today to EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, urging him to reject proposals to alter the RFS.

Continuing with our series on the ethanol industry’s economic impact in specific congressional districts in Minnesota, we travel today to the Third Congressional District.

The US ethanol industry produced a record 15.8 billion gallons of ethanol and contributed $45 billion to the United States' gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017, according to a new report by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).

Ethanol was 12.4 percent of all transportation fuel consumed in Minnesota in 2016, according to new data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

2017 was a landmark year for E15 in Minnesota.

Last week, we took a look at how the ethanol industry impacts Minnesota’s First Congressional District.

There’s no shortage of food in the world because of biofuel production, a new report says.

The ethanol industry’s economic impact in Minnesota is well established - $1.98 billion annually to state GDP. But to get a better idea of the ethanol industry’s economic footprint in Minnesota, we decided to look at how it impacts each congressional district – from ethanol plants to vendor companies.