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 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $79,548 For Farm & Rural Business Energy Efficiency

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, announced that five agricultural producers and rural small businesses in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District will receive a total of $79,548 to reduce their energy consumption and costs and use renewable energy technologies in their operations.  The grants were awarded through the U.S. Department […]

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