House Subcommittee on Energy Holds Hearing on Advanced Biofuels, RFS

By Erin Voegele, Biomass Magazine.

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing June 22 titled “Advanced Biofuels Under the Renewable Fuel Standard: Current Status and Future Prospects,” that included discussions of post-2022 RFS policy, the EPA’s misuse of RFS waivers, the potential for an octane fuel standard.

The event featured testimony from Brooke Coleman, executive director of the Advanced Biofuels Business Council; Randy Howard, CEO of the Renewable Energy Group, who spoke on behalf of the National Biodiesel Board; Mike McAdams, president of the Advanced Biofuels Association; Derrick Morgan, senior vice president of American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers; Luke Morrow, managing director of Morrow Energy, who spoke on behalf of the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas; Collin O’Mara, president of the National Wildlife Federation; and Robin Puthusseril, vice president of Greater Chicago Truck Plaza, who spoke on behalf of the National Association of Truck Stop Operators.