Defending the Renewable Fuels Standard

Domestic Fuel CastHigher food prices have led to increasing calls for changes in the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) that was implemented as part the Energy bill just signed into law last December, which calls for 36 billion gallons of annual renewable fuel use by 2022.

In this DomesticFuel Cast, we hear from several of the witnesses who testified in support of the RFS at a recent hearing of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality. Included are comments from Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Assistant Administrator Robert Meyers, Bob Dinneen with the Renewable Fuels Association, Nathaneal Greene with the Natural Resources Defense Council, Randy Kremer of KL Process Design Group, and Dr. Mark Stowers with POET.

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