Kansas corn farmers tell Pruitt they are ‘mad as hell’

· June 13, 2018

Kansas corn and ethanol leaders told Administrator Scott Pruitt Tuesday that his efforts to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) are helping Big Oil while hurting rural America. Administrator Pruitt was in the state touring the East Kansas Agri Energy LLC ethanol plant in Garnett. Growers told Administrator Pruitt they were “mad as hell” about […]

Coalition: Pruitt handing out small refinery waivers like candy

· June 5, 2018

While EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is making headlines for trying to secure a used hotel mattress from a Trump hotel, he’s also getting an earful from a coalition of biofuel and agriculture groups. The coalition has petitioned the EPA to change its regulations to account for lost volumes of renewable fuel resulting from the unprecedented […]

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NFU, NCGA file lawsuit against EPA’s small refinery favoritism

· May 30, 2018

An ethanol coalition says while investors reaped millions, three “small” refineries claimed they could not afford to comply with renewable fuel obligations. Now the group has filed a suit against the EPA’s secretive small refinery exemptions. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and National Farmers Union […]

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