The American Jobs Plan has a heavy emphasis on electric vehicle infrastructure. Renewable Fuels Association Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Troy Bredenkamp wants biofuels to also have a place in the infrastructure discussion. “It’s disappointing to see what came out from the Biden administration in terms of the role they think biofuels should play. It’s very heavy on electric vehicles to the tune of about $170 billion. There’s no dollars designated for biofuels in terms of infrastructure or climate change.” More flex-fuel vehicle production and an infrastructure package for higher blend ethanol pumps are on the infrastructure wish-list. “They could do a lot for biofuels for a fraction of the cost of what they’re suggesting to spend on electric vehicle infrastructure. We would ask for something around $500 million per year for blender pump infrastructure.”
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