Tag: Hillary Clinton

Sen. Grassley hits back at Clinton’s alleged interest in LCFS

Sen. Grassley hits back at Clinton’s alleged interest in LCFS

August 10, 2016 |

In Washington, according to Reuters, the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has sought advice from California regulators on whether that state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard could apply nationwide, possibly to replace the existing Renewable Fuel Standard.  In an op-ed in the Cedar Rapids Gazette in May 2015, Clinton appeared to support the renewable […]

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Clinton campaign denies Reuters report saying she supports LCFS over RFS

Clinton campaign denies Reuters report saying she supports LCFS over RFS

August 3, 2016 |

In Washington, Hillary Clinton’s campaign has denied a report from Reuters that she is looking to adapt the Renewable Fuel Standard to be more like California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard. She did meet with representatives to learn more about the policy, however. She instead wants to get the RFS “back on track” and promote more […]

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Hillary Clinton’s energy advisor takes a pass on RFS reform questions

Hillary Clinton’s energy advisor takes a pass on RFS reform questions

July 27, 2016 |

In Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton’s energy advisor has chosen to stay mum about potential reforms to the RFS following comments by President Barack Obama’s former energy advisor that the blending mandate could use some adjustments. Though the advisor cautioned against “throwing the baby out with the bathwater,” she said that some modifications could be made to […]

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Hillary Clinton out and proud about her support of RFS and ethanol overall

Hillary Clinton out and proud about her support of RFS and ethanol overall

August 26, 2015 |

In Iowa, Hillary Clinton has come out strongly in favor of ethanol as part of her rural development policy platform. She would seek to strengthen the RFS, to boost use of higher blends such as E15 and E85 as well as promote the development of advanced biofuels. From tax breaks to grants to supporting young […]

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Hillary Clinton says still in favor of maintaining the RFS

Hillary Clinton says still in favor of maintaining the RFS

April 16, 2015 |

In Iowa, Hillary Clinton has expressed support for maintaining the RFS. During her 2008 presidential campaign she pushed for boosting biofuel production to 60 billion gallons by 2030 and repealing incentives for the oil industry. She voted against the RFS in 2006 as a Senator from New York.

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The New Hillary, the new biotechnology, and the new world order

The New Hillary, the new biotechnology, and the new world order

June 26, 2014 |

Hillary Clinton stops by the BIO International Convention to reflect on world leaders, pressing issues and not a little on climate change and the role of biotechnology. If you are a fan of the New Testament’s Book of James, you’ll remember the admonition that “faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead,” […]

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