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Taskforce: RFS Repeal Off Table
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:24 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- A repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard is off the table because there are not enough votes, according to Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., who now heads a four-member Republican taskforce to examine possible RFS reform.

In the wake of a two-day hearing last week with testimony from stakeholders' concerns over the RFS, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., selected four Republican members of the House subcommittee holding the hearings to form a taskforce to explore possible ways to reform the standard.

First introduced in 2005 and amended in 2007, the RFS, which is ...

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