Vilsack Calls For 'Short-Term' Extension Of Ethanol Tax Credit

October 2010
Energy Daily;10/22/2010, Issue 202, p3
The article reports on the call of U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for Congress to enact a fiscally responsible short-term extension of the volumetric ethanol excise tax credit and a restructuring of the government subsidy in a National Press Club speech in October 2010. He urged lawmakers to reinstate the tax credit for biodiesel production. Vilsack also advised against eliminating the tariff on imported alcohol. He was criticized for not offering proposals to support advanced biofuels.


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