USDA Secretary Advocates for Biofuels

June 8, 2021 — At Growth Energy’s 12th Annual Executive Leadership Conference (ELC), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vislack voiced USDA’s commitment to the biofuel industry. Secretary Vislack stated that his focus is on biofuel’s critical role in rural economies. His remarks also made clear that USDA and the Biden Administration understand the need to support renewable liquid fuels in order to bolster the infrastructure and ensure they are readily available for consumers. Secretary Vislack sees the American society transitioning away from fossil fuels, and the production of renewable fuels as essential for increasing bio-based manufacturing in rural America.

Secretary Vislack’s full statement can be found here.

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