Congress is preparing to return to work and renewable fuels will be top of mind at their return with debate still ongoing around the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) as well as the need to pass a bi-partisan FAARM bill before the end of September.
Today Fuels America brought together several renewable fuel experts held a call to discuss the progress the renewable fuel industry has made over the summer. In addition, the experts took a look ahead to issues that will both help and hurt the industry.
Panelists included Delayne Johnson, Quad County Corn Processors, Bob Dinneen, CEO and President of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, and Paul Bertels, Vice President of Production and Utilization, National Corn Growers Association
Key issues included:
- The implications of the expected record corn crop.
- The status of the cellulosic industry, now that the first commercial gallons are being produced.
- “RINsanity” and recent happenings in the RINs market.
- A look ahead for the industry as a whole.
Listen to the full press conference here: Fall Preview Press Call