A diverse array of agriculture, business, environment, hunger, taxpayer, and public interest groups hailed U.S. Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jim Costa (D-CA), Steve Womack (R-AR), and Peter Welch (D-VT) for introducing the Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act. Their response to today’s press conference held at the House Triangle, reiterated the devastating impact the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has had on the economy and consumers across the country and around the world.
If passed into law, the new bill would eliminate the corn based ethanol mandate under the RFS, reduce the overall requirements of cellulosic ethanol not filled by advanced biofuels, and rescind the requirements to blend 15-percent of ethanol into the fuel supply. Read More