AMI Meets with White House Officials to Oppose Expansion of Federal Support for EthanolThursday, October 21, 2010
(American Meat Institute)
AMI, along with other critics of the current ethanol policy, met with White House officials to express its concerns regarding recent proposed modifications made by corn ethanol organizations to expand federal support for corn-based ethanol and extend the blender’s tax credit, reported the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS).
The meeting was chaired by Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change.
“The meeting with White House officials
AMI is also urging Congressional leaders to oppose fiscally irresponsible proposals that would significantly expand federal support for corn ethanol at the expense of truly sustainable advanced biofuels, the environment, consumer food prices and taxpayer dollars.
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