#SubEnvironment Holds Hearing on RINs

The House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Environment took a deep dive into the complex world of Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) during a hearing on Wednesday.

The committee, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), heard from a panel of independent witnesses to provide background on RINs and how the market for them works. The panel included:

Brent Yacobucci – Energy and Minerals Manager, Congressional Research Service
Sandra Dunphy – Director, Energy Compliance Services, Weaver and Tidwell, LLP
Paul Niznik – Senior Consultant, Argus Media Incorporated
Dr. Gabriel E. Lade – Assistant Professor of Economics, Iowa State University
Corey Lavinsky – Director of Global Biofuels, S&P Global Platts Analytics

Listen to the opening statements of the hearing and some questioning here:
RINs hearing Rep. Shimkus and members' statements
RINs hearing witness testimony and first questions