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Wonkblog: The U.S. is hitting its ethanol limit. So the EPA may relax its biofuels rules.

Cars and fuel pumps in the United States can easily handle gasoline with 10 percent ethanol or less, a blend known as “E10.” But if we started mixing even more ethanol in that gasoline — say, moving up to 15 percent, or E15 — it gets trickier.

Wonk Blog: Study: U.S. Could Put a Big Dent in Food Prices by Relaxing Ethanol Rules

The worst U.S. drought in half a century has hampered the country’s corn production and caused plenty of worry about the rising cost of food worldwide. Should the United States suspend its rules that divert a hefty portion of the U.S. corn crop into ethanol fuel for cars and trucks?