Bustos Statement On Epa’s Delay Of Renewable Fuel Standard Decision

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that they will delay issuing a new Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule in 2014: “Today’s announcement from the EPA that they will delay issuing a new Renewable Fuel Standard rule this year […]

Reps. Bustos, Walz, Nolan Meet With White House, Urge Support For Renewable Fuel Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Tim Walz (D-MN) and Rick Nolan (D-MN) met with senior officials at the White House to discuss the importance of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  The Members shared their strong concerns about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule on the RFS.  They also stated their belief […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls For Congressional Hearing On Propane Shortage Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined a bipartisan coalition of other Midwestern Members of Congress in calling for a Congressional hearing on the current propane shortage crisis.  In a letter sent a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee leadership, Bustos requested a hearing that would examine the propane shortage, the […]

Freeport Journal-Standard: Cheri Bustos rallies Freeport-area farmers, biofuel supporters against EPA proposal

FREEPORT – U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos paid a visit to the Stephenson County Farm Bureau on Thursday to rally support among local farmers and biofuel advocates against a federal proposal to lower the level of biofuel blended into the nation’s fuel supply. It was a message that Ray Baker understands well. Baker is general manager […]