Farmers protest EPA's ethanol policy

Posted: June 16, 2018 at 2:02 a.m.

EPA chief Scott Pruitt (left) takes part in a forum earlier this week at a farm in Reliance, S.D., where he heard farmers’ concerns about government support for ethanol.

As he visits the Midwest, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas.

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