Statement from RNG Coalition CEO Johannes Escudero Regarding Resignation of U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

July 5, 2018 - Johannes Escudero, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition), issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s acceptance of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s resignation:

“Producers of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) in North America have supplied over 95% of the cellulosic biofuel used in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program, administered by the U.S. EPA.” 

“The RNG Coalition looks forward to working constructively with Acting Administrator Wheeler to ensure that the Renewable Fuel Standard continues to benefit the American people, our economy and the environment by growing domestic production of biofuels like renewable natural gas and reducing dependence on foreign oil.”