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Wednesday 08/28/13

RFS Reform may be Tied to Debt Ceiling Debate
Although the House Energy and Commerce committee has started the process of reviewing the Renewable Fuels Standard that include calling a number of witnesses and issuing so-called white papers on various RFS questions, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., may attach a potential RFS reform bill to negotiations on an upcoming debt-ceiling debate, according to a story Wednesday from the Oil Price Information Service, or OPIS.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 1:44PM CDT 08/28/13 by Todd Neeley | Post a Comment
Comments (5)
Definitely time to end the rfs idiocy. Known supplies of oil just keep on growing. See http://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherhelman/2012/06/04/bakken-bazhenov-shale-oil/ See http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/article/2013/07/11/576302_business-news.html See http://origeminorganicadopetroleo.blogspot.com/2011/02/normal-0-21-false-false-false-pt-br-x.html
Posted by John Olson at 5:15PM CDT 08/28/13
I feel much safer now John that oil companies and folk like you have energy supplies under control,,,,, they surely deserve their posts in legislation, after all they have the most money and should be able to defend their wealth at us farmers expense?
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 7:41AM CDT 08/29/13
If I agree with you we will both be wrong.The RFS is just fine and if the petrol people hate it thats the proof that it is doing the job it was meant to do .Go E-85.
Posted by melvin meister at 7:49AM CDT 08/29/13
Even the Bakken oil resources are growing by leaps and bounds. See http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/410480/
Posted by John Olson at 8:43AM CDT 08/29/13
John ; Check Dec. futures at $ 1.66 per gal. I will buy $ 2.00 E-85 over $ 3.70 Reg. gas any day.
Posted by melvin meister at 4:16PM CDT 09/05/13
 
Farm Groups Wants More Conservation, Enviros Sue
As state officials continue to implement a voluntary nutrients reduction strategy and environmental groups push for stricter water standards and more inspections of confined animal feeding operations, or CAFOS, the state's largest grassroots farm organization opened its annual summer policy conference in Des Moines Tuesday by calling on its members to get engaged in conservation.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 12:36PM CDT 08/28/13 by Todd Neeley | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
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