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Tue Jun 11, 2019, 11:30 PM

'A promise has been kept': Trump is cheered in Council Bluffs after lifting ethanol ban [View all]

Source: Omaha World Herald

By Roseann Moring and Joseph Morton

President Donald Trump did a victory lap with Iowa and Nebraska farmers on Tuesday, touting his administration’s move to lift a ban on selling gasoline mixed with 15% ethanol during summer months.

And he certainly received accolades from elected officials, industry groups and farmers for the move.

“A promise has been made. That promise was made by President Trump. And folks, a promise has been kept,” said Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa. “And today I say to you, Mr. President, thank you.”

But at the Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy facility, he also heard about his administration's liberal granting of waivers on ethanol use by oil companies — even by speakers who shared the stage with him.




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