Tag: House Biofuels Caucus

House Biofuels Caucus asks Ag Secretary for pandemic relief for biofuel producers

House Biofuels Caucus asks Ag Secretary for pandemic relief for biofuel producers

June 10, 2021 |

In Washington, DTN reports that the House Biofuels Caucus is pushing for inclusion of biofuels industries in the latest pandemic bailout with 22 members writing to the Secretary of Agriculture seeking relief from the Pandemic Assistance for Producers program using funds from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 which has a total of $6 billion […]

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House Biofuels Caucus asks EPA administrator to prioritize RFS and higher blends

House Biofuels Caucus asks EPA administrator to prioritize RFS and higher blends

April 12, 2021 |

In Washington, members of the Biofuels Caucus, led by Representative Dusty Johnson (R-SD), urged Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Regan to meet with the bipartisan group of lawmakers to discuss prioritizing the Renewable Fuel Standard and higher ethanol and biodiesel blends in consultation with agricultural stakeholders. According to recent reports, biofuels or corn ethanol produce […]

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House Biofuels Caucus co-chairs introduce two bills to boost biofuels

House Biofuels Caucus co-chairs introduce two bills to boost biofuels

March 4, 2021 |

In Washington, the co-chairs of the House Biofuels Caucus introduced two new pieces of legislation to increase access to biofuels and to fully recognize the environmental benefits. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) and Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13) led introduction of the Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Investment and Market Expansion Act, which would expand access to higher blends […]

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House Biofuels Caucus calls on EPA to not issue any 2019 SREs

House Biofuels Caucus calls on EPA to not issue any 2019 SREs

January 13, 2021 |

In Washington, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), co-chair of the House Biofuels Caucus, led a bipartisan letter urging President Trump to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately reject the issuance of any illegal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) waivers. The letter, which was co-led with House Biofuels Caucus co-chairs Reps. Angie Craig (MN-02), Rodney Davis […]

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House Biofuels Caucus leaderships holds virtual town hall meeting

House Biofuels Caucus leaderships holds virtual town hall meeting

June 18, 2020 |

In Cyberspace, Brownfield Ag News reports that the House Biofuels Caucus leadership held a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday with more than 20 minutes of the session available for listening. Issues such as the Renewable Fuel Reimbursement Program that is part of the HEROES package aimed at helping the economy recover post-COVID 19 as […]

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House Biofuels Caucus member send letter to EPA supporting year-round EPA

House Biofuels Caucus member send letter to EPA supporting year-round EPA

May 23, 2019 |

In Washington, 20 members of the House Biofuels Caucus, led by Co-Chairs Collin Peterson (D-MN), Rodney Davis (R-IL), Dave Loebsack (D-IA), and Roger Marshall (R-KS), who sent a bipartisan letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler in support of the year-round sales of E15. The lawmakers called on EPA to finish lifting outdated […]

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