Committee Releases White Paper Examining Implementation Issues of Renewable Fuel Standard

July 11, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its bipartisan review of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the House Energy and Commerce Committee today released the fifth and final white paper in a series that examines a number of issues emerging with the current system. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) are leading this effort to review the law and its implementation and are soliciting input from interested stakeholders.

The white paper released today explores several issues related to implementation of the RFS and follows a recent committee hearing which featured testimony from the government agencies that play a role in implementing the statute. The committee is seeking responses to a series of questions posed in the white paper and is also offering an opportunity for interested parties to comment on any aspect of the RFS. Stakeholders should submit responses to by July 26, 2013.