Peterson on the EPA’s RFS Proposal

Jul 6, 2017 Issues: Energy

Congressman Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.) released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed its proposed renewable volume obligations (RVO) for 2018 and 2019 as required by the Renewable Fuel Standard.

“I am pleased that EPA correctly recognized corn ethanol as a robust industry capable of producing 15 billion gallons as required by statute,” Peterson said. “I will continue to work with EPA on market access issues like the Reid Vapor Pressure fix which is needed to improve consumer choices at the pump.”

By law, EPA is required to release its final RVO numbers for 2018 and 2019 by November 30, 2017.