Iowa Senator Joni Ernst says she’s talked directly with President Trump about the furor over proposed E-P-A rules which Ernst says do not fulfill the deal Trump struck in September on the renewable fuels standard.
OC………..the Oval Office.” :20
Ernst says there is time for what she calls “an opportunity for correction,” but she’s not sure now is the time for that to happen.
A public comment period is currently underway on the E-P-A’s mandate on ethanol and biodiesel production in 2020.
OC……….again with them.” :08
Ernst and Iowa’s other U.S. Senator, Chuck Grassley, filed written statements Thursday with the E-P-A, urging agency officials to “uphold their end of the bargain” that Trump struck with the biofuels industry.
OC………..on purpose.” :11
Ernst has previously called for E-P-A Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s removal if the E-P-A doesn’t adjust its plan for next year’s federal production mandate for ethanol and biodiesel.