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Leaders from the U.S. biofuel industry said the Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency has undermined the commercial success of their industry and left them "in suspended animation."

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Feds to Boost Ethanol Targets, Official Says

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has offered support to ethanol producers facing challenges, saying that the White House is committed to boosting use of the fuel in the country's gasoline supply.

Obama Issues New Federal Government Fleet Practices

WASHINGTON – The White House on May 24 released a presidential memorandum that gives federal government fleets a December 31, 2015 deadline for restricting all their light-duty vehicle purchases and leases to solely alternative-fuel vehicles -- unless an agency's mission makes such compliance impractical.

Are 1 Million EVs by 2015 Feasible?

WASHINGTON - An Indiana University report finds President Obama’s goal of one million EVs by 2015 unachievable without additional significant investment.

Improving Federal Fleet Management

Efforts to improve federal fleet management on all levels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and petroleum consumption have increased since President Obama signed EO 13514 in 2009.