Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen and other ethanol industry stalwarts held a media event Thursday to defend the Renewable Fuel Standard. Claims that the RFS causes food prices to rise don't match up with the facts, Dinneen said. The issue over Renewable Identification Numbers could also be politically driven, said Dinneen, noting that "prices fell precipitously" when lawmakers departed for the August recess.

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