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Listen: 'Vampires' and 'werewolves' battle for EPA's affections over Renewable Fuel Standard

On this week's Capitol Crude, Platts senior editors Herman Wang and Brian Scheid look at the ongoing fight over the Renewable Fuel Standard and compare it to the central conflict within history's most famous vampire romance teen literature, Twilight.

Indeed, the US Environmental Protection Agency's changes to the RFS have seen the oil and ethanol industries become the Team Edward and Team Jacob of the crude policy world.

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