DES MOINES, IOWA (March 12, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement regarding the EPA’s release of the proposed rule to allow the year-round sale of 15 percent ethanol blends:

“This proposed rule is a huge victory for Iowa farmers and the ag economy as it keeps the process moving forward to expand the use of E15 to year round. I commend EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and President Trump for following through on their promise to get a year-round E15 proposal done by this summer. We look forward to submitting comments and continuing to engage in the process to bring the final rule over the finish line by June 1st. Iowa is the country’s number one producer of ethanol, and this announcement brings greater stability to our ag economy.”

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