Feb 27, 2018 - Energy & Environment

No deal reached after White House biofuels meeting

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A group of senators from oil and corn production states on Tuesday failed to reach an agreement with President Trump at a White House meeting over a policy designed to help farmers and lower oil imports, per Reuters. They were discussing the cost of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

Why it matters: Per Axios' Amy Harder, a quick fix deal was always an uphill battle, given how far apart each side is on this issue. But the White House's continued attention to this issue despite no resolution underscores its political importance.

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