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Take Action Now! Tell the EPA to Waive Ethanol Mandates in Light of Historic Drought

89 percent of the nation’s corn crop has been affected by the drought—a problem worsened by the RFS, which allocates 40 percent of the diminished corn supply to ethanol production.

Directory of Petitions to the EPA

156 House Representatives, 25 Senators and Governors from 10 states have petitioned the EPA to waive the ethanol mandate in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Below is a directory of links to the letters:

The Baltimore Sun: Rethinking the Food vs. Fuel Debate

This year's drought, along with recent news reports of the lowest corn yield in 17 years, has rekindled the food vs. fuel debate — and, for good reasons.