June 18, 2009
Map shows how biofuels can contribute indirectly to global warming (Source: Clean Air Task Force)
For those of you with a motorcycle, boat, snow blower, lawn mower or other outdoor power equipment on your wish list, it’s important to know that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) could be standing between you and your holiday cheer.
A group of corn state senators decided to take political hostages over the EPA’s recent proposal to make modest reductions to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) biodiesel mandate, and it appears those strong-arm tactics have been rewarded.
You would think a policy that was supposed to promote American energy independence would, well, do that.
But that’s not the case with the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), a policy that forces increasing amounts of biofuels into the U.S. fuel supply.