Climate Benefits of Biofuels
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri May 24, 2013 01:45 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Trying to head off any changes to the nation's Renewable Fuels Standard, ethanol groups are embracing the role biofuels play in dealing with climate change by reducing greenhouse-gas emissions as compared to petroleum.

Several ethanol companies and renewable-fuel backers, banding together under the Fuels America coalition, wrote a congressional committee this week that the best way to reduce dependence on oil and cut greenhouse-gas emissions is to stay the course on the Renewable Fuels Standard.

Supporters of the RFS find themselves engaged in a series of reports to the chairman and ranking member of the House Energy ...

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