A bipartisan group of 18 senators wants to know how the Trump administration will approach a regulatory fix to allow summer sales of E15 as news of waivers granted to small refineries continues to frustrate renewable fuel organizations.
If recent reports about the Trump administration considering sending biofuel program reform efforts back to the legislative branch turn out to be true, don’t expect ethanol supporters to be too disappointed.
After making some comments suggesting he wasn’t happy with Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue’s approach to biofuels policy, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley now says he was “perhaps a little bit too strong” in some of his criticism.
Senator Ted Cruz has gotten headlines for placing a hold on Bill Northey’s USDA undersecretary nomination, but he hasn’t gotten what he really wants: a meeting at the White House and substantive changes in renewable fuel policy.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 – Last week was one for the ages in the biofuels space. The week began with what had become a familiar theme for those following developments of the Environmental Protection Agency's governance of the Renewable Fuel Standard.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 – The Department of Agriculture is planning to withdraw an interim final rule from the Obama administration that would have set proof of harm standards under the Packers and Stockyards Act.
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 - Senate lawmakers will gather today to consider the sale of higher blends of ethanol year-round, a move praised and opposed by familiar parties in the renewable fuels argument.