Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Michael Hirtzer

Government, Business, Fuel

Governors Ask Trump to Waive Biofuel Quotas Amid Pandemic

Corn plants, from which the majority of biofuel is made, grow in Churdan, Iowa, in May 2019. Corn plants, from which the majority of biofuel is made, grow in Churdan, Iowa, in May 2019. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Five American governors are asking the Trump administration to waive U.S. biofuel-blending requirements, arguing the cost of complying with the mandates on top of coronavirus-spurred lockdowns pose a “severe economic harm” to the country.

April 16, 2020