As the political debate about the U.S.- Mexico border is heating up the campaign trail, there’s another border debate brewing around energy policy.
Just over a year ago, the Primer highlighted how EPA finally recognized the vehicle and fueling infrastructure compatibility constraints in using its legal authority to propose reducing the annual requirement for the nation’s biofuel mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard or RFS, from what is written in the law that created the program.
States with more cumbersome, choice restricting regulations have higher energy costs, reducing a state’s economic potential.
As the 2016 presidential election cycle heats up, a lot of the candidates are talking about how to revitalize the middle-class. Such a focus is welcome and overdue.