Renewable Fuel Standard

Chicago puts the brakes on E15

A political maneuver that would strong-arm Chicago’s fuel retailers into selling E15 — gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol — came to a screeching halt late last month when members of the city council’s finance committee took no vote on the proposal...

/ August 11, 2014

Let the Market Decide

AFPM President Charlie Drevna responds (RFS props big ethanol, hinders small businesses) to Sens. Grassley and Klobuchar’s charge of anti-competitive practices in The Hill on July 25th: There’s no way around it: the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) — the policy touted...

/ July 25, 2014

RFS: High Cost, No Benefit

There is no doubt that Congress had the best of intentions when it enacted the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2005 and expanded it in 2007. At a time of growing imports, seeking to achieve energy independence through renewable fuels was...

/ July 14, 2014