News

RFS Hearing In The Heartland Takes Place In Des Moines Today

RFS Hearing In The Heartland Takes Place In Des Moines Today

Photo: WNAX

 

Lawmakers are gathering in Des Moines today to rally behind the renewable fuels industry.  Hearing in the Heartland is an effort to get EPA to reconsider their lower volumetric requirements for biofuels under the Renewable Fuels Standard.  South Dakota Ag Secretary Lucas Lentsch will be attending the event organized by Midwestern Governors including Iowa’s Terry Brandstad.

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard says he’s been working with Branstad and other governors to turn up the heat on EPA to abandon their plan on the RFS.

Daugaard thinks there is foul play with the proposal and that the petroleum industry is using their influence because they see ethanol as a competitive threat.

Recent Headlines

in Local

US Facing Critical Issues in the Mid-East

Fresh
john thune

South Dakota Senator John Thune says the US needs strong leadership to confront terror in the mid-east.

in Local

Labor Day Time to Push for Higher Wages in South Dakota

Fresh
Money Coins

South Dakota voters can decide on a higher minimum wage in the November election.

in Local

SD Legislative Committee Asks EB-5 Participant to Appear

Fresh
JeanHunhoff131

The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature has asked Joop Bolen to appear at it's September 24th meeting.

in Local

South Dakota Now Top Hydro-power State

Fresh
mo river 51412

The Wall Street Journal says South Dakota now is one of the top hydro power producing states in the country.

in Local

South Dakota Democrats Calling for Answers in EB5

bernie hunhoff

State Senator Larry Lucas and Democratic Leader Bernie Hunhoff discuss the EB5 program.