Sen. Ernst Invites EPA Administrator to Iowa to Talk RFS
February 24, 2015 - Issue #205View Full Issue
Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) recently sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy inviting her to visit Iowa to talk about the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and “directly engage with the people impacted the most by your regulatory choices.”
In conclusion, Sen. Ernst noted, “It is critical to hear and see how your proposed changes to WOTUS and failure to put forth required levels for the RFS could, and have, impacted farmers, biofuel producers, and all of the important related industries.”In the letter, Sen. Ernst stated, “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its regulatory choices have significant consequences on the lives and livelihood of Iowa’s agricultural industry—as well as many others. Inaction on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and your efforts to redefine the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) are of great concern to me and the many Iowa citizens who are impacted.”
To read the entire letter, please click here.