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(Washington, DC) The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today it is awarding six grants totaling nearly $1.9 million dollars to fuel retailers in Minnesota through the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). Grants will be used to expand sales of ethanol and biodiesel by investing in compatible fuel dispensers and storage tanks at local fueling stations. USDA utilized funds from the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) to deliver HBIIP.
Recipients in the 7th Congressional District include:
(Washington D.C.) Today the House of Representative passed H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, that includes the provisions of Congressman Collin C. Peterson’s Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act.
Since 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved 85 small refinery exemptions, reducing demand for renewable fuels like corn ethanol and biodiesel by roughly 4 billion gallons.
(Washington, D.C.) - Today the House Committee on Energy and Commerce released the text of legislation containing the provisions of Congressman Collin Peterson’s Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act. The House is expected to consider H.R. 4447 the week of September 21st.
(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Collin Peterson issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to deny dozens of pending petitions for small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS):