Bustos Promotes Renewable Fuels as Bridge to Electric Vehicles in House Ag Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, during a House Agriculture Committee hearing on the implications of electric vehicle investments for agriculture and rural America, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) promoted the use of renewable fuels as a way to bridge between traditional fuel and electric vehicles, as efforts to fight climate change ramp up. “The climate is calling on […]

Bustos Fights For Renewable Fuel Standard in House Ag Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON — Today, during a House Agriculture Committee hearing on the immediate challenges to the nation’s food supply chain, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) responded to testimony urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set lower 2021 and 2022 Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) mandates for biodiesel and renewable diesel. “Intentionally undercutting demand for domestically produced biofuels […]

Bustos, Axne, Craig, Klobuchar Lead Members Across Seven States in Urging Administration to Increase Biofuels Usage

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), Cindy Axne (D-IA-03), Angie Craig (D-MN-02) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) led a bicameral group of Congressional members spanning seven states in a letter urging the Administration to increase biofuels usage and reject any reduction in biofuel blending requirements. After recent reports that the Administration may be considering […]

Bustos Introduces “Bold and Innovative” Legislation to Reduce Vehicle Emissions, Limit Harmful Aromatics and Increase Biofuels Demand

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Next Generation Fuels Act, legislation that leverages greater fuel octane to reduce carbon emissions from transportation, improve air quality by reducing the use of harmful aromatics and increase demand for biofuels. Fuels with greater levels of octane are more stable and have […]