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Under Secretary Doug O'Brien of the U.S. Department of Agriiculture holds the attention of two Minnesota commissioners at Farmfest. Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson, left, and Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman joined O'Brien in discussing renewable fuels. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Leaders renew debate about renewable fuels

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REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- The future of renewable fuels is more of the same, but different.

Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson reminded those at Farmfest this week that years ago the Minnesota Legislature voted to mandate that gasoline sold in the state contain 10 percent ethanol, a corn-based fuel that has since expanded nationally.

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