Keep RFS going strong for state (OPINION) - Omaha World Herald
Article by Todd Becker, published on the Omaha World Herald on Aug. 17, 2015
The author is chief executive officer of Green Plains Inc., an Omaha-based ethanol producer.
Ten years ago this month, the bipartisan Energy Policy Act was signed into law by President George W. Bush and established the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to help reduce our dependence on foreign oil, decrease carbon emissions into the atmosphere and decrease prices at the pump. It has allowed us to harvest homegrown, natural energy for fuel, without relying on big oil companies and hostile foreign nations.