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.
WASHINGTON, April 7, 2017 - The Senate confirmed 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch for a position on the Supreme Court today, filling the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia more than a year ago.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - A bipartisan group of 23 senators, led by Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., have sent a letter to President Trump urging him to maintain the point of obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and reject any proposed changes that would “upend the current successful system.”
WASHINGTON, Mar. 16, 2017 - In order to extend the Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to ethanol blends above 10 percent, senators Deb Fischer, R-Neb., Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, have introduced the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act.