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Democrats Introduce Bill To Elevate Environmental Debate In RFS Reform

March 08, 2018
Two Democrats have introduced legislation in Congress to overhaul EPA's renewable fuel standard (RFS) that they say aims to “inject” environmental concerns into the debate over how to reform the program, but like other RFS reform efforts the bill appears unlikely to gain traction given significant early push-back from the biofuels sector. The bill , introduced March 8 by Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), aims to diminish and ultimately phase out the RFS' implied corn ethanol...

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