May 17, 2016

NCC, other groups urge House Committee on Energy and Commerce to hold hearing on RFS

The National Chicken Council, along with over 30 other associations, on Friday sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce calling for a hearing to be scheduled on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “We believe the RFS is in critical need of immediate attention, and your Committee, as the committee of jurisdiction, is the best venue in which to examine this flawed statute’s numerous failures and to consider legislative solutions,” the letter said.  The letter pointed out that, due to widespread public concerns with the serious unintended consequences of the RFS mandate, there has been growing bipartisan interest among lawmakers in exploring how to fix this broken statute.  Read More

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