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The Latest: Perdue says Trump to act on ethanol waivers : The Latest: Perdue says Trump to act on ethanol waivers

Aug 28, 2019 - The Canadian Press

DECATUR, Ill. - The Latest on U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue's visit to Illinois (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says President Donald Trump will take action to soften the effects of oil refinery exceptions for blending corn-based ethanol in motor fuel.

Perdue spoke to farmers and agribusiness leaders Wednesday in Decatur, Illinois. He says it was "disappointing" that Trump's Environmental Protection Agency granted the waivers . Th...