U.S. lawmakers urge EPA to enact 'well-rounded biofuels policies'



WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. House lawmakers has called on the Environmental Protection Agency to recognize “the significant pitfalls and costs” of renewable fuel standards in its future rulemaking and called for “well-rounded” biofuels policies.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an interview for Reuters at his office in Washington, U.S., July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

“We look forward to working with you to put forth well-rounded biofuels policies that reflect market realities and benefit American families and businesses,” the 64 lawmakers wrote EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt in a letter dated Nov. 1 and reviewed by Reuters on Thursday.

Reporting by Emily Flitter; Writing by Susan Heavey, Editing by Franklin Paul

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