The president of the National Farmers Union (NFU) was part of a Washington, D.C. fly-in to talk about the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). Roger Johnson talked blend wall, E15 and progress on the cellulosic ethanol front with Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., and Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, and others as part Fuels America‘s series of educational briefings.
“The RFS must be maintained to provide for a stable policy environment for the development of the next generation of biofuels,” said Johnson.
“American farmers and rural communities will continue to benefit from the expansion of the industry with new markets for farmers and the creation of good-paying jobs,” said Johnson.
The NFU points out that the RFS is ensuring choices at the pump while delivering economic, national security and environmental benefits.