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Trump promises ‘giant package’ related to ethanol to please farmers

August 29, 2019

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration is planning a “giant package” related to ethanol that would please U.S. farmers angry over the government’s expanded approval of waivers freeing oil refiners from obligations to use the corn-based fuel.

The announcement reflects Trump’s challenges pleasing both the corn and oil industries, two key political constituencies ahead of next year’s presidential election that have repeatedly clashed over U.S. biofuel policies.

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