John Fuher is the Vice President of Government Affairs at Growth Energy, leading the association’s efforts on Capitol Hill. Fuher is proficient in issues surrounding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) and biofuels tax policy. He also has significant experience in helping craft major federal agriculture policy. Prior to joining Growth Energy, Fuher spent seven years on the staff of Senator Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), chairman of the Senate Budget Committee. His last position was as Senator Conrad’s budget analyst for agriculture and trade, where he served as Senator Conrad’s chief agricultural advisor. He is a graduate of North Dakota State University and holds his MBA and master’s degree in government from Johns Hopkins University. Fuher lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with his wife and three children.
Thank you to @SenAmyKlobuchar, @SenStabenow, @SenatorDurbin, @RonWyden, @SenDuckworth, @SenSherrodBrown, @SenatorBennet, @maziehirono, and @SenTinaSmith for supporting our industry, and for working to ensure that @EPA gets its biofuels fix right! klobuchar.senate.gov/public/index.c…
"In the absence of a causal link between the RFS and land use change―and in particular land conversion from grassland, wetland, or forest to corn and soy―there can be no causal link between the RFS and impacts to terrestrial species due to loss or degradation of habitat.”
A claim is going around that the RFS puts endangered species at risk, and one of its fundamental flaws is it hinges on the false notion that we're using more cropland for food, livestock feed, and biofuels. As we've established, this just isn't true. growthenergy.org/2019/12/04/rep…