January 10, 2017

RFS drives clean energy economy

“The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is the law of the land. It passed with strong bipartisan support more than a decade ago and was extended and greatly expanded with enactment of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Congress sets targets for the Environmental Protection Agency to follow when implementing the renewable fuel volume requirements that by law must be made available to consumers at the pump. Throughout the Obama administration, I rallied a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers to address foot-dragging and willy-nilly non-compliance at the EPA, as well as to combat an orchestrated effort by oil and food conglomerates to tar and feather the RFS as a scapegoat for high food and fuel prices.”

— Chuck Grassley, U.S. Senator


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