GAO report says fuel price impact from RFS mixed while GHG emissions reductions limited

June 6, 2019 |

In Washington, a new report released by the White House’s General Accounting Office says that the Renewable Fuel Standard led to some states seeing higher fuel prices at the pump as a result of ethanol blending while other states such as Minnesota and Missouri saw lower prices. The report also says that the policy has likely led to minimal greenhouse gas reductions from transportation due to the vast majority of biofuel blended came from conventional corn-based ethanol.

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