Senate leaders delay energy bill vote

Laws, Forrest
March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/10/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p20
Trade Publication
Reports that farm groups like the National Corn Growers Association and Farm Bureau have asked Senate leaders to step efforts to enact into a law the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). Rising gasoline prices, falling natural gas supplies, lagging employment and dependence on foreign energy sources as the reasons; Ability of RFS to create new jobs, protect the environment and increase opportunities for corn growers; Boost to the domestic energy security due to the RFS.


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