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December 23, 2016

Fuels America Sends Letter To Trump On The RFS Program

Lauren M. Graham, Ph.D.

On December 15, 2016,  Fuels America sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump on behalf of the nation's renewable fuels sector encouraging Trump’s continued commitment to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program.  Fuels America stated that the RFS Program has promoted the growth of the American biofuels industry and has helped to correct the imbalance that exists in the global oil market by ensuring competition among fuel producers, in addition to stimulating economic growth in rural communities.  The letter urged Trump to remain an advocate for the RFS Program and offered the full support of the coalition regarding efforts to grow the nation’s renewable fuels industry.  Archer Daniels Midland, Monsanto, DuPont, the American Coalition for Ethanol, and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization were among the ethanol and agricultural industry stakeholders to sign the letter.