Restore integrity to the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS)

  • Reject outstanding small refinery exemptions (SREs) and apply the 10th Circuit court ruling nationwide moving forward
  • Finalize strong Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for 2021 and restore the 500 million gallons remanded by the courts in 2017
  • Set forward-leaning biofuel targets for 2023 and beyond
  • Approve applications for the production of advanced, corn kernel fiber ethanol

Eliminate barriers to higher blends to accelerate market access

  • Clarify rules around the use of existing fuel storage and dispensing equipment for E15
  • Remove outdated labeling at the fuel pump
  • Expand infrastructure for higher biofuel blends, including USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP)

Expand the role of biofuels in a clean energy future at home and abroad

  • Promote innovation in biotechnology and sustainable agriculture
  • Update and modernize federal GHG emissions modeling on biofuels based on the most up-to-date science
  • Utilize opportunities to decarbonize our nation’s transportation sector through the use of high octane, low-carbon fuels
  • Break down trade barriers to low-carbon ethanol in markets like Brazil, Mexico and China
  • Leverage the benefits of biofuels in the Paris Climate Accord

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Transitioning to E15 would lower greenhouse gas emissions by 17.62 million tons/year. This is why we're calling on @EPA to fix its onerous E15 labels at the pump and encourage the use of fuels that are better for our environment. Make your voice heard: growthenergy.org/act

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"The future of America’s energy independence hinges on how states like Iowa shape policies to harness the full potential of renewable fuels." Check out this morning's read from @TerryBranstad on Iowa's renewable resources → qctimes.com/opinion/column…

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🚨Good news for ethanol: The UK’s decision to introduce E10 gasoline at fuel stations by September will help:   ✅ Create market opportunity for #Iowa producers ✅ Provide consumers with access to a cleaner choice at the pump ✅ Reduce greenhouse gas emissions https://t.co/SPGqkBJXG0

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