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GOP Senators ask GAO to review if SRE denials constitutes a rule

GOP Senators ask GAO to review if SRE denials constitutes a rule

June 15, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., Sens. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn.; Shelly Moore Capito, R-W.V.; and Roger Wicker, R-Miss. sent a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office asking them to review whether the recent EPA small refinery exemptions denials constitutes a rule for purposes of the Congressional Review Act. Their letter states, “While EPA asserts its Denial is […]

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House GOP pushing to eliminate ethanol mandate

House GOP pushing to eliminate ethanol mandate

December 22, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., House GOP Republicans are trying to get a requirement added in that cars built from 2023 tun only on gasoline with a minimum 95 octane and get rid of the federal mandate that ethanol be blended into the fuel supply. “We have to put consumers and the environment first, not our own […]

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Ben Carson turns his back on subsidies for E30 pumps and throws baby out with the bath water

Ben Carson turns his back on subsidies for E30 pumps and throws baby out with the bath water

October 29, 2015 |

In Iowa, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson has reversed his earlier support for redirecting petroleum subsidies towards higher ethanol blends of 30%, now saying he would want to see all government subsidies of all types eliminated, including agricultural subsidies. He says he is against major bailouts and the government picking winners and losers. America’s Renewable […]

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GOP presidential contenders flock to Iowa to tout and derail ethanol

GOP presidential contenders flock to Iowa to tout and derail ethanol

March 9, 2015 |

In Iowa, GOP presidential contenders have begun canvassing the state where not surprisingly ethanol is becoming a hot button issue. Jeb Bush said he supported the RFS but believes the policy should be phased out over the coming years. Scott Walker, on the other hand, flip-flopped his notorious anti-RFS stance and said instead that he […]

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“Support the EPA’s decision not to include palm-oil based biofuels in the Renewable Fuel Standard.”

“Support the EPA’s decision not to include palm-oil based biofuels in the Renewable Fuel Standard.”

August 30, 2012 |

lukec: Vancouver people: Consider coming to watch FREEDOM tonight 7pm at W2. About ethanol, biofuels, our energy future. OrangAware: Support the EPA’s decision not to include palm-oil based biofuels in the Renewable Fuel Standard! FairFuel: GOP-led U.S. House of Rep is attempting to prevent the Pentagon from purchasing biofuels that improve performance and enhance troop […]

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Insider’s Poll says Defense Production Act will survive Republican attack

Insider’s Poll says Defense Production Act will survive Republican attack

July 27, 2012 |

In Washington, the National Journal has circulated an Insider’s Poll and the votes are in: “GOP Won’t Stop Pentagon’s Green-Energy Push”. The poll asked insiders whether the efforts from military to implement biofuels as an energy security alternative will survive the the left wing’s push to end them; the votes came in at 71% yes, […]

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