MDA continues biofuel support tour across the state - Event at Green Plains Otter Tail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE by Minnesotal Dept of Ag: Thursday, January 9, 2014


MDA continues biofuel support tour across the state

Supporting biofuel production and opposing EPA volume reductions

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is touring the state to support the biofuel industry and ask the EPA to reconsider its stance on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The EPA’s proposed 2014 reduction in RFS required volumes would result in an estimated $610 million dollars in losses and more than 1,500 jobs cut from the Minnesota economy and its workforce.* Join assistant commissioner Charlie Poster, biofuel plant employees and local community leaders showing support for biofuels and rural economic vitality.  Listed below are upcoming stops of the tour; more dates will be released in the coming weeks.


What:  Support the Renewable Fuel Standard tour

Who:  MDA Assistant Commissioner Charlie Poster and community supporters

Tour Times and Locations:

Monday, January 13, 2014

  • 9:00 a.m. Green Plains Otter Tail plant, 24096 170th Avenue, Fergus Falls
  • 11:15 a.m. DENCO, 46352 State Hwy 329, Morris
  • 1:00 p.m. Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company, 2222 Atlantic Avenue, Benson

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

  • 9:00 a.m. Granite Falls Energy LLC, 15045 Hwy 23 SE, Granite Falls

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