Growth Energy, RFA, USGC Statement On Brazil Decision To Impose U.S. Ethanol Import Tariff
Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Blairo Maggi tweeted this afternoon that CAMEX, Brazil’s Chamber of Foreign Trade, has approved a recommendation to impose a 20 percent tariff on U.S. ethanol imports after a 600 million liter tariff rate quota. Local media are reporting this TRQ would be in place for the following two years, stymying access to a large and growing market for U.S. ethanol exports.
Growth Energy to Testify During EPA Hearing on 2018 RFS Standards
Growth Energy’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Chris Bliley, will testify Tuesday, August 1, during the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public hearing for the proposed rule, “Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2018 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2019.”
E15 Bill is About Protecting Consumer Choice
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor released the following statement in response to Sen. Jim Inhofe’s (R-Okla.) floor speech today in opposition to the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act (S. 517).