Local

Nebraska Ethanol Leader Says Not A Good Time To Reform The RFS

Nebraska Ethanol Leader Says Not A Good Time To Reform The RFS

Illinois Congressman John Shimkus says a repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard is off the table because there are not enough votes. He’s heading a Republican task force to reform the RFS.  Nebraska Ethanol Board Administrator Todd Sneller says not only is repeal a bad idea, so is any reform.

Sneller says policy certainty is not only needed for corn based ethanol but especially for advanced renewables which are just poised to take off.

Task force members include Representatives Shimkus along with Lee Terry of Nebraska, Cory Gardner of Colorado and Steve Scalise of Louisiana. One reform the group is looking at includes reducing the annual blending mandates.

Recent Headlines

today in National

Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in ‘Time 100′

miley

There are 41 women on this year's list, of "most influential," but some of them may surprise you.

today in National

Ronald McDonald is ready for his selfie

ronaldmcdonald

America's most famous spokesclown has a new look and new TV ads.

today in Local

Committee Will Study Roads And Bridges

pothole

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature voted to have a summer study committee look at roads and bridges in the state.

today in Agriculture

Farm Bureau Says Ditch EPA Rule

Missouri River Mulberry Bend 60111

Farm Bureau Says Ditch EPA Rule

today in Local

More Cedar County, NE Voters Able To Vote By Mail

mailboxes

Over half of the voters in Cedar County (Nebraska) will now be able to mail in their ballots for the May 13th primary.