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EPA Kicks-the-Can on Corn Ethanol

by Nan Swift / /

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requires that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set the Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) each year. That’s a lot of acronyms, but what it means is that the EPA sets the final rule that tells refiners how many gallons of corn ethanol and other biofuels they have to blend into the fuel supply. The RFS calls for increasing amounts to be blended each year, but the EPA has a lot of leeway in making the final rule.


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Vote Alert 

“YES” on H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act.

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act. This legislation is a common sense package of much-needed energy reform policies that will lower costs for consumers and incre
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News Commentary 

10 Bi-Partisan “No-Brainer” Bills Congress Should Pass

by Nan Swift / /

The 113th Congress is about to return from summer recess, and if you believe the hype that this is a "do-nothing" Congress, perhaps you aren't expecting much. Whether that's a fair moniker or not, Congress could do much to dispel it by passing some of the
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