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Proposed changes in the Renewable Fuel Standard would diminish biofuel demand, hurt farmers, they say.
Investments are being made in Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio and Virginia. The loan guarantees are being provided through USDA Rural Development’s Electric Program, which is the successor to the Rural Electrification Administration.
As of Tuesday, March 13th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.48 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.01 from last week and $.17 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.52, down a penny from last week’s price.
So far in 2018, Iowa has added a dozen new E15 stations. Drivers can now buy the fuel at 158 fueling stations statewide.
The battle over the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) continued last week.
They are emphasizing the renewable fuel’s advantages in performance and fuel economy to car manufacturers.
As of Tuesday, March 6th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.49 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.02 from last week and $.17 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.53, up $.01 from last week’s price.
Meetings at White House and Trump intervention don’t produce a compromise.
If I’ve learned anything over the years, it’s that good people and good ideas always seem to rise to the top, no matter the opposition.