Dina Cappiello

Associated Press

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National environment reporter for the Associated Press

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Under federal law since 2007, gasoline in America has been blended with more and more corn-based ethanol every year.

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Under federal law since 2007, gasoline in America has been blended with more and more corn-based ethanol every year.

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