By Bryce Rawers

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is now confirmed as the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). One of his first tasks will be to decide whether to restructure the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) – which ensures a minimum volume of renewable fuels, like ethanol, are blended with fossil fuels, like gasoline.

The marriage of renewable and fossil fuels since the RFS was established more than a decade ago has lowered the cost of gasoline and diesel, supported domestic agricultural products, improved air quality by reducing emissions, and reduced our nation’s reliance on foreign oil. In other words, the RFS has worked as intended. Read more…