The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) just concluded an annual meeting that will be remembered for many reasons, including an appearance by the 43rd President of the United States, and the celebration of recent significant victories for the ethanol industry as it focuses forward on the future.
RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper says there is a lot of optimism and inspiration coming out of the 25th National Ethanol Conference. “I just continue to be very bullish about the intrinsic value proposition that comes with our product,” said Cooper in a wrap-up interview.
He is also very optimistic that the 10th Circuit Court decision regarding EPA’s Small Refinery Exemption program will mean major changes in favor of the ethanol industry, as EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler recently commented. “It was encouraging to hear that Administrator Wheeler is clearly taking the decision very seriously…It’s been our view that this decision should broadly apply to every small refinery and every circuit court jurisdiction.”
Listen to this NEC wrap up interview with RFA CEO Geoff Cooper
RFANEC Geoff Cooper wrap up interview 6:18
Photos, audio and video from the 2020 National Ethanol Conference, including presentations, can be found here:
2020 National Ethanol Conference Virtual Newsroom