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 […]

Photo Release: Bustos Meets With EPA Administrator McCarthy To Protest New Renewable Fuels Standard Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, met with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy to share her constituent’s concerns over the EPA’s recent proposal to reduce the renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  Bustos told the EPA Administrator that lowering […]

Bustos: EPA’s New Renewable Fuels Standard Proposal “Defies Common Sense,” Vows To Fight For Illinois’ Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to reduce the renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  Every November, the EPA is required to provide the RVOs that refineries use to blend biofuels […]