Bustos, Colleagues Release Statement on Recent EPA Biofuels Decision

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined Representatives Angie Craig (MN-02), David Scott (GA-13) and Cindy Axne (IA-03) in a statement responding to the Biden Administration’s recent decision to rescind 31 oil refineries’ previously-granted waivers from biofuel blending requirements.  In the statement, the Members applauded the Administration’s denial of Small Refinery Exemptions as a step in the right direction, while noting […]

Bustos Pushes for Year-Round E-15 in Ag Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17),Chair of the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee, joined a committee hearing reviewing renewable energy opportunities in rural America. During the hearing, Bustos joined colleagues from the Midwest in promoting year-round E-15 to help reduce pain at the gas pump resulting from rising […]

Bustos, Biofuels Caucus Urge Biden Administration to Prioritize Biofuels to Reduce Gas Prices

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined her colleagues on the Congressional Biofuels Caucus in a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to prioritize homegrown, renewable biofuels as a replacement for Russian energy sources.  The letter comes after Congress banned the importation of Russian oil earlier this month. In their letter, the Members applauded the decision […]

Bustos Attends Ag Day Celebration on the National Mall

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) attended the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall. The event – held on National Ag Day – brought together family farmers and stakeholders from across the agriculture industry including many from Northwest and Central Illinois. “It’s not every day that an East Moline-built John […]