Congressional Committee on Energy & Commerce to Tackle RFS


Ed Whitfield (R-KY) Chairman, U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Power

Kentucky Congressman Ed Whitfield, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power has indicated that the House Committee on Energy and Commerce is likely to take up legislation in October that will revise the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Before the August recess, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) assigned four republican colleagues; Cory Gardner (R-CO), Lee Terry (R-NE), Steve Scalise (R-LA) and John Shimkus (R-IL) the job of writing draft legislation to alter the energy mandates.  The draft legislation will begin the legislative process in Whitfield’s Subcommittee.…