RFS News: Bipartisan effort underway to target draft reform bill

By Jenny Hopkinson - Politico, with help from Victoria Colliver and Jason Huffman.

RFS NEWS: BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO DRAFT REFORM BILL: A bipartisan group of lawmakers has begun discussing how to craft a compromise to update the decade-old rules governing the nation’s biofuel market and hope to draft a bill this summer, Pro Energy’s Eric Wolff reports. Ethanol and oil industry sources say they’ve met with Reps. John Shimkus (R-Ill.), Bill Flores (R-Texas) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) on an overhaul of the Renewable Fuel Standard, but automakers, believed to be key to any deal, have not come to the table.