Ben Wolfgang

Ethanol mandate threatens jobs, could raise prices at pumps, oil refiners say

SAN ANTONIO — A renewed war over the federal ethanol mandate has cast a cloud over the biofuels industry as it gathers this week for its annual convention, with critics charging that the sector and its champions in Washington are slowly crushing oil refiners, which say they are struggling to comply with the law. The…

Trump’s monument cuts spark war between Republicans, Patagonia; House GOP leaders hint at boycott

Republicans in the White House and on Capitol Hill declared war on Patagonia this week after the outdoor clothing giant sued President Trump and told its customers the commander-in-chief “stole your land” by reducing two highly controversial national monuments in Utah. Powerful Republicans in Congress even seemed to suggest a boycott of the store, marking…