U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner
Press Release

EPA Renewable Fuel Standard Proposal Hurts the American Consumer

“Proposing that nearly 19 billion gallons of ethanol be incorporated into the fuel supply is another example of excessive EPA bureaucratic over-reach...”

By - May 25th, 2016 04:37 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) renewable fuel standard proposal to increase ethanol volume obligations to nearly 19 billion gallons in 2017:

Congressman Sensenbrenner: “Proposing that nearly 19 billion gallons of ethanol be incorporated into the fuel supply is another example of excessive EPA bureaucratic over-reach – a mandate that is harmful to American consumers and robs them of their freedom to choose. Environmentally, it probably does more harm than good, and it will lead to misfueling, damaged engines, voided warranties, and increased emissions. The EPA should not be in the business of limiting choices or picking winners and losers when it comes to ethanol.”

 

Mentioned in This Press Release

Recent Press Releases by U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner

USMCA is a Huge Win for Wisconsin

"This is a huge win for America and for Wisconsin."

Sensenbrenner Statement on Articles of Impeachment

"The Democrats’ obsession with ousting the President made today an inevitability, but it is nevertheless a sad day for the Republic."

Sensenbrenner Statement on Waukesha South High School

"I commend the students, school personnel, and first responders at Waukesha South for their swift response to today’s incident."

3 thoughts on “EPA Renewable Fuel Standard Proposal Hurts the American Consumer”

  1. Michael Schwister says:

    Mr. Sensenbrenner would like us to think that the EPA shouldn’t have the right to begin aggressively curtailing the fossil fuel effects on our atmosphere. It’s not the market we are trying to save Congressman. We are trying to save us!

  2. Gary Rebholz says:

    Ditto what Michael Schwister wrote.

  3. David Groh says:

    Better than ethanol is the electric powered car. It is much more efficient and can be fueled with renewables.

Leave a Reply

You must be an Urban Milwaukee member to leave a comment. Membership, which includes a host of perks, including an ad-free website, tickets to marquee events like Summerfest, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Florentine Opera, a better photo browser and access to members-only, behind-the-scenes tours, starts at $9/month. Learn more.

Join now and cancel anytime.

If you are an existing member, sign-in to leave a comment.

Have questions? Need to report an error? Contact Us