Bustos Applauds President Biden’s Action to Allow Summer Sales of E15

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s emergency action to allow summer sales of E15 to help reduce gas prices. E15 is currently selling for up to 60 cents cheaper per gallon than traditional gasoline.  “With Putin’s price hike driving high gas prices nationwide, it’s essential that we take action […]

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 […]