Senators appeal to Trump on SREs issue
November 19, 2019 By Ken Anderson Filed Under: News, Renewable Energy, Renewable Fuels
A group of Midwestern senators is asking President Trump to make sure the EPA’s proposal to account for small refinery exemptions will account for actual gallons waived.
In a letter to Trump, the senators reminded him of the agreement reached during a September meeting at the White House—an agreement they thought had finally resolved the issue.
The letter is signed by Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni
Ernst of Iowa, Deb Fischer of Nebraska, John Thune and Mike Rounds of South
Dakota, and Roy Blunt of Missouri.
The CEO of the American Coalition for Ethanol, Brian
Jennings, hopes the White House is listening to those concerns.
“What this is going to boil down to is whether the president
and the people surrounding him the White House that are hearing from farmers
and biofuel producers and key senators, whether they’re willing to sort of push
Andy Wheeler and the EPA bureaucrats to do the right thing,” Jennings says. “So
I think that’s ultimately what this is going to come down to.”
Jennings spoke with Brownfield at the recent NAFB convention in Kansas City.
Your email address will not be published.
Subscribe for our newsletter today and receive relevant news straight to your inbox!