January 7, 2013

Open Fuel Standard's Chances

D. Gartenstein-Ross, Truman Doctrine

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At the beginning of President Obama’s first term, there was reason to believe that an Open Fuel Standard (OFS) could pass within four years. It did not, and now the OFS faces a different political climate as his second term commences. In some ways, this new climate is more conducive to OFS passage, but in others it makes such a proposal a harder sell.

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TAGGED: Second Term, President Obama, Methanol, Open Fuel Standards Act


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