Sen. Ernst Agrees renewable fuels good for Iowa

posted by Karla James - 

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) issued the following statement on a report released today that highlights the major importance of the renewable fuels industry and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which created $2.4 billion in household income and supported almost 50,000 jobs across Iowa in 2017:

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“This report confirms what many across the Midwest already know: a strong and robust RFS encourages consumer choice, investment, and innovation; all while reducing our dependence on foreign oil. In Iowa alone, the renewable fuels industry and RFS creates $2.4 billion in income and supports almost 50,000 jobs. The biofuels industry is on the leading edge of the energy sector, and I will continue working tirelessly to protect and defend the RFS which helps grow our economy.”  

Information from a news release from Senator Joni Ernst.  

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