RFS waiver request doesn't meet criteria, RFA says

10/11/2012 | Hoosier Ag Today (Clermont, Ind.)

The Renewable Fuel Standard waiver request filed by a group of governors and others should be rejected because the petitioners failed to show any evidence that the RFS itself is causing severe economic harm, said Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association. The petitioners admitted in their filing with the Environmental Protection Agency that the massive drought is the reason behind the rise in livestock feed prices, not the RFS, Dinneen said. Suspending the RFS would have little impact on corn prices and might even push up animal feed costs, Dinneen added.

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