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Dems turn cold on ethanol

After enduring eight years of this unfortunate policy, Democrats (and Republicans) are turning sour on the Renewable Fuel Standard. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2013 with her pal from across the aisle, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK).

Bloomberg Business Week: EPA Says Refiners May Exceed Ethanol Blend Limits in 2014

Refiners may be forced to exceed 10 percent ethanol in their fuels next year in order to meet congressionally mandated renewable-fuel standards, according the Environmental Protection Agency.

Bloomberg Businessweek: Beef Herd Tumbles to 40-Year Low After Feed Costs Surge

The worst U.S. drought in a half century and record feed prices are spurring farmers to shrink cattle herds to the smallest in two generations, driving beef prices higher.