Changing RFS would harm energy innovation, consumer choice

National economists agree that innovation in agriculture provided a buffer of protection during a nationwide recession, especially in Iowa. It’s that same entrepreneurial spirit that helped Iowa become the renewable energy capital of the U.S.

But a recent proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency takes the reins of progress out of Iowa and into the hands of Big Oil. Breaking the Renewal Fuel Standard’s (RFS) promise of up­­ward growth and rolling...

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