More Lawmakers Criticize EPA's Renewable Fuels Program

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 6:28 PM EDT) -- A group of U.S. senators on Thursday became the latest lawmakers to set their sights on scrapping the controversial federal renewable fuels standard program, calling it a broken program that's driving up both food and fuel prices.

The Renewable Fuel Standard Repeal Act, introduced by Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo.; Mark Pryor, D-Ark.; and Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and sponsored by five other senators would do just what it says: Repeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Renewable Fuel Standard program, known as RFS2, in its entirety.

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