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RFS Reform Act introduced by bipartisan group of legislators, supported by OPEI

April 11, 2013

Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jim Costa (D-CA), Steve Womack (R-AR), and Peter Welch (D-VT) released the following statement on April 10, regarding the introduction of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Reform Act in the U.S. House of Representatives:

“The RFS debate is no longer just a debate about fuel or food. It is also a debate about jobs, small business, and economic growth. The federal government’s creation of an artificial market for the ethanol industry has quite frankly triggered a domino effect that is hurting American consumers, energy producers, livestock producers, food manufacturers, and retailers. The broad coalition of organizations supporting this legislation echo the same sentiment: The RFS is not working.”

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