Renewable Fuel Standard

The Renewable Fuel Standard gradually increases the amount of biofuels like ethanol that have to be blended into gasoline in the United States. It’s supposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But a recent analysis by the federal government’s internal watchdog agency shows it hasn’t had much of an effect. 

For years, environmentalists have said that increasing the amount of ethanol in gasoline is hurting the planet. Now, they say they have proof

Conservation Groups Petition EPA Over Biofuels Law

Oct 31, 2018

Conservation groups say the U.S. is illegally destroying wildlife habitat to produce biofuels. That has big implications for Indiana, where about 40 percent of our corn is grown for ethanol. The groups say the Environmental Protection Agency isn't enforcing a 2007 law.