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Statement on Today’s Energy Press Conference Call

Release Date: 02/03/2010
Contact Information: Adora Andy

Statement on Today’s Energy Press Conference Call

EPA Press Secretary Adora Andy issued the following statement regarding today’s press conference call:

Administrator Jackson misspoke on today’s call. Corn ethanol, based on EPA’s updated modeling, meets the 20 percent GHG reduction requirement qualifying it for use as a conventional biofuel – not an advanced biofuel, which must meet a 50 percent reduction requirement.