Waterloo, IA – According to the state officials, This Biofuels Bill makes Iowa the first state in the nation to adopt an E15 standard and expands access to higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel across the state, lowering fuel prices for consumers.
State officials have announced that HF2128 passed the Iowa House with a final vote of 81-13 and passed the Iowa Senate 42-3. The bill was signed on a family farm south of Prairie City.
Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement:
“I’ve never been prouder than I am today to be the Governor of the number one ethanol and biodiesel-producing state in the country.
Iowa’s biofuel production powers our economy and fuels the world, and this historic bill sets the stage for the single largest expansion of biofuels in our state’s history. We’re sending a message that can’t be ignored: America’s energy is growing right here in Iowa’s fields.”
This story will be updated as new information become available.