WASHINGTON, DC — Growth Energy thanks the White House for putting a stop to the circulating rumors that an alleged “deal” had been made to change the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) point of obligation. This afternoon the White House confirmed to several media outlets that no executive order is imminent.
“We look forward to a constructive, ongoing dialogue with this administration and lawmakers on Capitol Hill about policies that will continue to uphold what has been the nation’s most successful energy policy, reducing oil imports and cutting transportation-related emissions,” Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor said.
“Under the RFS, the point of obligation – which obligates oil refiners to blend renewable fuel into our transportation fuel supply – is working as intended and is making sure that consumers have a choice of fuel at the gas pump. President Trump has voiced a strong commitment to the RFS and continued progress for homegrown fuels, and we are heartened by the White House’s quick efforts to silence these rumors. We look forward to a constructive dialogue with the administration on biofuel policy.”
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One week out from #FEW23! Come find Growth Energy at Booth 1121 to learn about our advocacy efforts and consumer initiative. SVP of Regulatory Affairs @ChrisBliley will be speaking on a panel with Association Leadership on June 13. https://t.co/6forieV6TM
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On May 31, 21 members of the House, led by Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Ill., sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai urging her to protect U.S. farmers and biofuel producers and prioritize U.S. #ethanol export competitiveness in Brazil.https://t.co/Ugx88bA1KT https://t.co/bmf7EjdNxA
Protecting #IA04 farmers and #ethanol producers will always be a top priority for me in Congress. I appreciate working with my @WaysandMeansGOP colleague @RepLaHood to ensure American ethanol exports receive fair treatment and robust market access in Brazil. https://t.co/pX246NiqLn