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Doug Peterson, president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, urged ethanol supporters to fight against a reduction in Renewable Fuel Standard. He was among over 60 people who gathered at the Bushmills Ethanol plant near Atwater to meet with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Klobuchar, ethanol supporters rally in Atwater ahead of EPA decision

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ATWATER — With the finish line only one week away, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., is hopeful that the chequered flag could still be waved for Minnesota’s ethanol industry.

She joined Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson and more than 60 ethanol supporters Monday at Bushmills Ethanol in Atwater in a final rally for a letter campaign aimed at the federal Environmental Protection Agency.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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