Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today released the following statement in response to recent media reports on new threats to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

“For years, Big Oil and its advocates on and off Capitol Hill have worked hard to undermine the RFS and dole out ‘hardship’ waivers to oil companies without regard to actual need. Hardship waivers should be the exception, not the rule, and they have been abused for far too long.

“President Trump has promised time and again to farmers and agribusinesses in Iowa and throughout Rural America to uphold the integrity of the RFS and follow the law as it’s written. I’ve been encouraged by the commitments made by President Trump regarding ethanol and the RFS, and am confident that he will continue to keep his promises. More >>