first_imgHome Energy Clinton adviser declines to Discuss Reversing Ethanol Mandate  Clinton adviser declines to Discuss Reversing Ethanol Mandate  By Gary Truitt – Jul 28, 2016 Hillary Clinton’s energy adviser refused Wednesday to discuss reforming the nation’s ethanol mandate, after a former Obama adviser said reforms would be advisable under a new Democratic administration. “I’ll take a pass,” Trevor Houser said during a Politico energy forum held on the sidelines of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Previous articleNorth American Farmers Increasing Rye Plantings on Higher Whiskey SalesNext articleMore Proof Cover Crops Boost Yields Gary Truitt SHAREcenter_img Facebook Twitter Houser’s response followed a recommendation by President Obama’s former climate and energy adviser, Heather Zichal, on how a new Democratic administration should act to fix what she admitted was a broken Environmental Protection Agency Renewable Fuel Standard.Houser was asked by the forum’s moderator to respond to Zichal’s comments, which he declined. Facebook Twitter SHARElast_img read more