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01/18/12 - Bill Introduced in House to Broaden Number of Feedstocks Eligible within RFS

Washington, D.C., January 18, 2012 – Representative Pete Olson (R-Texas) today introduced the Domestic Alternative Fuels Act which would allow ethanol produced from alternative sources, such as domestic natural gas and coal, to be included under the Renewable Fuel Standard … Read More >

12/07/11 - Statement – Request for Hearing on the Renewable Fuel Standard’s Impact on Economy

In a letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, a coalition of the U.S. livestock and poultry industry associations requested a hearing to discuss the Renewable Fuel Standard’s (RFS) impact on the economy. The groups cited ongoing … Read More >

12/07/11 - Meat and Poultry Coalition Statement on Request for Hearing on the Renewable Fuel Standard’s Impact on Economy

In a letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, a coalition of the U.S. livestock and poultry industry associations requested a hearing to discuss the Renewable Fuel Standard’s (RFS) impact on the economy. The groups cited ongoing … Read More >

12/01/11 - Poultry Industry Reiterates Concerns Expressed in NAS Report on Release of Establishment-specific FSIS Data

The National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and U.S. Poultry and Egg Association reiterated numerous concerns that were expressed in a report released yesterday by the National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council titled, “The Potential Consequences of Public Release … Read More >

10/05/11 - National Chicken Council Statement on Goodlatte-Costa RFS Flexibility Bill

A Statement by Bill Roenigk, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, National Chicken Council “The nation’s inventory of corn has fallen to critically low levels and will most likely fall further to only about two and a half weeks’ worth … Read More >

09/14/11 - Chicken Farmers and Companies Hit Hard by Corn Prices, Council Tells Congress

Family farmers and chicken companies alike have been hit hard by the skyrocketing price and short supply of corn, a spokesman for the National Chicken Council told Congress today. “USDA’s report earlier this week confirmed that it will be much … Read More >

09/14/11 - Feed Availability Effect on the Livestock and Poultry Industries

Testimony – Feed Availability Effect on the Livestock and Poultry Industries

07/07/11 - Testimony – Hitting the Ethanol Blend Wall, Mike Brown

Testimony – Hitting the Ethanol Blend Wall, Mike Brown, Thurs., July 7, 2011

04/13/11 - Chicken Industry Urges Congress to Cut Ethanol Mandate

The chicken industry called on Congress today to slash the amount of ethanol required to be added to motor gasoline as a way of cooling the red-hot demand for corn that has driven the industry’s biggest single cost to unprecedented … Read More >

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