Since the enactment of the RFS in 2005, 10 percent of our nation’s fuel supply now comes from cost-competitive, American biofuels.

Over the last ten years, the renewable fuel industry has created or supported more than 850,000 well-paying American jobs across the country.

The RFS is responsible for lowering gas prices by $1.09 per gallon, saving the average American household $1,200 on their gas bill.


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Washington, D.C. – After a broad, bipartisan coalition of 39 senators issued a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling on the agency to increase its proposed biofuel targets for 2017 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Americans for Energy Security and Innovation (AESI) Chairman Jim Talent issued the following statement: “This is a… read more

(Washington, DC) – Americans for Energy Security and Innovation Co-Chairmen and former Senators Jim Talent and Rick Santorum sent the following letter to Congressman and Trump energy advisor Kevin Cramer. Representative Cramer recently told Bloomberg News that he is advising Mr. Trump to phase out the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): The Honorable Kevin Cramer Member… read more

Oil market manipulation is alive and well By Jim Talent Published by The Hill May 12, 2016 Opponents of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) claim that the free hand of an unrestricted marketplace will guide biofuels into our fuel supply, driving economic competition and giving consumers better options at the gas pump. In an ideal… read more

Washington, D.C. – Following today’s announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for 2017, Americans for Energy Security and Innovation (AESI) Chairman Jim Talent issued the following statement: “The Obama Administration’s proposed targets fall short of the goals for energy security that Congress outlined… read more

January 14, 2016

Setting the Record Straight

AMERICANS FOR ENERGY SECURITY AND INNOVATION SETS RECORD STRAIGHT ON ETHANOL IN ADVANCE OF PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE Washington – Former United States Senator and Americans for Energy Security and Innovation (AESI) Chairman Jim Talent sent the following memo to the moderators of tonight’s presidential debate and Republican presidential campaigns setting the record straight on ethanol: TO:… read more