Iowans urge EPA to keep robust RFS

Iowans urge EPA to keep robust RFS

Iowa lawmakers, biofuel leaders and farmers last week urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to maintain a robust Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) to support rural economies, reduce the country’s dependence on foreign oil and provide consumers more choices at the pump.

"As the current ag economy experiences a downturn, sustainable and predictable renewable fuels markets are incredibly impactful to the bottom line of farmers and rural Iowa," Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds at a hearing in Washington, D.C., on the RFS. "Furthermore, Iowans appreciate having options at the pump, and they continue to choose renewable fuels...

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