Griffin: EPA’s Ethanol Mandate Is ‘Hurting Our Economy’

Nov 16, 2012 Issues: Agriculture, Economy and Jobs, Environment

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) refusal to grant an ethanol mandate waiver requested by several states, including Arkansas:  

“The EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard regulatory rules are another example of how the Obama Administration’s policies are hurting our economy.  Because of their refusal to grant our state’s ethanol waiver request, hardworking Arkansas farmers, ranchers and consumers will be forced to pay more for the food and supplies they need.”