Tag: Ted Cruz

Senator Ted Cruz tells PES refinery workers their woes are due to RIN speculation

Senator Ted Cruz tells PES refinery workers their woes are due to RIN speculation

February 21, 2018 |

In Pennsylvania, Texas Senator Ted Cruz told hundreds of refinery workers at a Philadelphia Energy Systems refinery that speculators were responsible for making the Renewable Fuels Standard unworkable, saying that fixing the RIN system would support American workers and their jobs. The Senator, PES and others allege that RIN compliance requirements under the RFS pushed […]

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Cruz proposes 10 cent cap on each renewable fuel credit

Cruz proposes 10 cent cap on each renewable fuel credit

December 16, 2017 |

In Texas, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) proposed a cap of 10 cents on each renewable fuel credit, which is a fraction of their value, to be placed to help the oil industry and refiners deal with the RFS requirements. His proposal requests that the EPA sell “fixed price waiver credits” at 10 cents each […]

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Gov. Terry Branstad urges Iowa caucus voters to reject Cruz

Gov. Terry Branstad urges Iowa caucus voters to reject Cruz

January 19, 2016 |

In Iowa, Gov. Terry Branstad has called on Iowans to vote against Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz for his anti-ethanol stance at the upcoming caucus on Feb. 1, saying his policies are bad for Iowa. The governor is hoping that at loss at the caucus would be a strong message for the candidate that a […]

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Cruz wants an even playing field for energy

Cruz wants an even playing field for energy

December 14, 2015 |

In Iowa, Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says he wouldn’t just scrap the RFS but would eliminate all subsidies for all fuels so that they compete on an even playing field. He doesn’t want the government choosing winners and losers, saying that putting artificial barriers isn’t the role of government, alluding to […]

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“Interested in more about the biofuels fork in the road?”

“Interested in more about the biofuels fork in the road?”

August 8, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: brendanmcl @SitkaWriter Great piece! Interested in more about the biofuels “fork in the road?” check out @UCSUSA: DSMNutrition @DSM Hugh Welsh bets on #sustainable biofuels from cellulosic waste M00se1992 @SenTedCruz biofuels cause competition with oil, lowering prices.

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