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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jim Ford
The bill's supporters foresee an annual production of 21 billion gallons of cellulosic ethanol, but "today there is none," said Jim Ford, vice president of government affairs for the American Petroleum Institute, which represents the U.S. oil and natural gas industry.
He said they are quietly promoting "face-saving" amendments that will allow the president to revise biofuel standards when the industry can't meet the quota in 2022.