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Prettner Solon wants ethanol answers


ST. PAUL -- The latest two major lieutenant governor candidates know E85, but one wants to know more about the topic.

Yvonne Prettner Solon understands about E85, a stumbling block for some other lieutenant governor candidates, but when she was introduced as Mark Dayton's running mate she stopped short of giving the plant-based ethanol fuel her full support.

The DFL state senator said questions remain about things such as how much water is needed to produce ethanol.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.