July 26, 2013

NCC’s Roenigk testified at House Energy and Power Subcommittee on Renewable Fuel Standard

National Chicken Council (NCC) Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Bill Roenigk told the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), at least for conventional biofuels, is broken beyond repair, and that it is imperative at this time for Congress to take a critical, hard look at the RFS. “I commend the Energy and Commerce Committee for taking up the important task of holding hearings on the RFS and its impacts on the economy,” said Roenigk. “As Subcommittee Chairman Whitfield noted in the announcement about the hearing, the ‘RFS is a broad and complex statute… now is the time to take an in-depth look at the RFS and compare our original expectation for the program with the actual experience.” Read More

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