July 30, 2019

Mike Tanner

KWAT Radio News


WATERTOWN, S.D.—A top official with the federal government’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was in Watertown this morning.


The administrator for EPA’s Region 8—Greg Sopkin—got a tour of the Glacial Lakes Energy plant.


Glacial Lakes CEO Jim Seurer says it gave plant officials a chance to sell Sopkin on the idea of expanding the use of E-30 ethanol….



Sopkin was asked about EPA’s stance on E-30….



He came away impressed after getting a tour of the ethanol plant….



Sopkin is EPA’s top official in the states of South and North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado.