Hundreds of ethanol supporters showed up in Kansas City, Kansas on June 25, 2015 for a public hearing on the EPA’s proposed volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and a Rally for Rural America.
The hearing heard testimony from over 200 stakeholders, including corn farmers, ethanol and biodiesel producers. The rally featured comments from the governors and agriculture secretaries of Missouri and Iowa, as well as representatives from industry organizations. Prior to the hearing, EPA officials visited an ethanol production facility in Garnett, Kansas.
EPA RFS Public Hearing photos
EPA Officials Visit Kansas Ethanol Plant – Interview with Jeff Oestmann, EKAE and Geoff Cooper, RFA
EPA Official Ready for Long Day – Interview with Chris Grundler, EPA
Governors Tell EPA the #RFSWorks –
Iowa and Missouri Governors at EPA Hearing
IA and MO governors and ag directors at RFS rally
RFA Chair tells EPA to Tear Down That Wall – RFA chair Randy Doyal at RFS rally
Corn Growers Tell EPA the #RFSWorks – NCGA testimony at RFS hearing
Full RFS Works Rally
Retailers Counter EPA Blend Wall Beliefs – Fuel retailer Cheryl Near at RFS Rally
EPA Hearing Turnout to Show #RFSWorks – EPA RFS Hearing panel 1
EPA’s Grundler Visits #RFSWorks Rally – EPA's Chris Grundler remarks at RFS hearing
Citizen Testimony at EPA RFS Hearing – Interview with EPA hearing witness Austin Ludowese