Biofuels Advocates Testify at EPA Hearing

The Environmental Protection Agency held a hearing Friday on proposed regulatory changes related to retail sales of 15% ethanol blended fuel (E15) and the renewable identification number (RIN) compliance system Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.

Biofuels advocates, organization representatives and company officials testified at the hearing about the proposal and other related topics. Below are links to audio files from some of the witnesses.

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds
EPA Michigan hearing - Iowa Gov. Reynolds

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Geoff Cooper.
EPA Michigan hearing - RFA CEO Geoff Cooper

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President and Market Development Director Ron Lamberty
EPA Michigan hearing - ACE Senior VP Ron Lamberty

National Corn Growers Association First Vice President and Iowa farmer Kevin Ross
EPA Michigan hearing - NCGA 1st VP Kevin Ross

Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor
EPA Michigan hearing - Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor

National Biodiesel Board – Chairman Kent Engelbrecht, ADM; Kurt Kovarik, VP Federal Affairs; Roy Strom, W2Fuel
EPA Michigan hearing - National Biodiesel Board

Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Executive Director Monte Shaw
EPA Michigan hearing - Monte Shaw, Iowa RFA

Ethanol producers –
EPA Michigan hearing - Randy Doyal, Al-Corn Clean Fuel, MN

EPA Michigan hearing - Mick Henderson, Commonwealth Agri-Energy, KY

EPA Michigan hearing - Nick Bowdish, Elite Octane, IA

EPA Michigan hearing - Pam Miller, Siouxland Ethanol, NE