Eleven years ago this month (Aug. 8, to be exact), the Renewable Fuel Standard was signed into law, ushering in a new era of rising energy security, cleaner air and more affordable options at the pump. After more than a decade, the program continues to drive U.S. job creation and startling new innovations in renewable energy.
“Our government challenged the biofuels industry to produce the world’s cleanest, most affordable and sustainable fuel for cars and trucks. We delivered — and America continues to benefit,” said Adam Monroe, president at Novozymes North America Inc.
“The RFS is a proven winner. It grows communities with hundreds of thousands of good-paying jobs; saves American drivers money and keeps billions of their dollars in the U.S. versus going to the Middle East; and fights climate change by preventing millions of tons of carbon emissions from getting into our air.
“Let’s not roll back a winner. Let’s let it work to its full potential. We urge the administration to maximize renewable fuel production.”
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