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 […]

Bustos, Noem Lead Group Of 30 Lawmakers In Protesting EPA’s New Renewable Fuels Standard Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Democratic Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Republican Congresswoman Kristi Noem (SD-AL) led a bipartisan group of 30 Members of Congress in expressing concern over the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to reduce the renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  This is the first time the EPA has […]