WASHINGTON, D.C. – Responding to a speech on energy policy by presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, Emily Skor, CEO of Growth Energy, issued the following statement:
“In January, Mr. Trump said that he supports the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and ethanol because ‘energy independence is a requirement if America is to become great again.’ We could not agree more. It is vital that Mr. Trump stay true to his principles on ethanol because the RFS is our country’s most successful energy policy.
“His announcement today that he would meet with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad about ensuring a strong RFS past 2022 is great news. The RFS protects affordable options for consumers at the pump, it reduces emissions, and without it, we would increase our dependence on foreign oil from countries like Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.
“Given both leading candidates for President support the RFS, we’re confident that America’s next president will earn the votes of renewable fuel supporters in North Dakota and across the country.”
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