Tag: Feinstein

RFA’s Dinneen scoffs at Coburn-Feinstein anti-ethanol legislation

RFA’s Dinneen scoffs at Coburn-Feinstein anti-ethanol legislation

November 3, 2013 |

In Washington, Renewable Fuels Association CEO Bob Dinneen issued a scathing critique of legislation drafted by Senators Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Tom Coburn (R-OK) that would eliminate the conventional ethanol portion of the Renewable Fuel Standard. “This legislation is monumentally stupid,” said Dinneen. “We all understand that Senator Coburn just wants a world free of […]

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“Feinstein/Coburn Legislation Threatens Future of Biofuels Industry.”

“Feinstein/Coburn Legislation Threatens Future of Biofuels Industry.”

October 31, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: ISA_Interchange Biofuels: Good, But How Good? [free ISA book chapter]  #ISAuto #biofuels #energy leadrshpSystems Feinstein/Coburn Legislation Threatens Future of Biofuels Industry cillTaylor04 Chickens to benefit from biofuels bonanza

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Klobuchar: Public loses $400M this month if ethanol compromise is not enacted

Klobuchar: Public loses $400M this month if ethanol compromise is not enacted

July 28, 2011 |

In Washington, a Senate compromise reached by Dianne Feinstein of California, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, and John Thune, of South Dakota, that would end the ethanol tax credit immediately, generate deficit reduction and deploying $688 million in savings to blender pumps and small producer incentives, may not make it into tax law. Under the Constitution, […]

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Ethanol prices, supporters react to Klobuchar-Thune-Feinstein compromise

Ethanol prices, supporters react to Klobuchar-Thune-Feinstein compromise

July 11, 2011 |

In Washington, reaction continued to roll in to the negotiated Klobuchar-Thune-Feinstein compromise on the ethanol tax credit, which the Digest reported on Friday in Part I of our series, “The reality we are living in now: Biofuels and the new DC.” The California Ethanol Vehicle Coalition came out swinging: “If you were trying to stifle […]

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The reality we are living in now: Biofuels and the new DC

The reality we are living in now: Biofuels and the new DC

July 8, 2011 |

In a two-part series, we look at the new DC in a $14 trillion debt environment: what’s up with loan guarantees, tax policy, the Renewable Fuel Standard, and the Defense Production Act. In part I today, we look at the latest on loan guarantees and at the Klobuchar-Thune-Feinstein compromise on ethanol tax policy. Monday, we […]

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