WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S. — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack will be a headline speaker on Feb.7 during the Renewable Fuel Association's (RFA) National Ethanol Conference, Feb. 5-7, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
During his tenure, Secretary Vilsack has been a champion for all domestic renewable fuels, including ethanol. Secretary Vilsack has led the charge to modernize America’s fueling infrastructure through the installation of blender pumps. Under his leadership, USDA is investing in new ethanol technologies that will turn abundant materials like grasses, wood wastes, ag residues, and municipal solid waste into ethanol.
Secretary Vilsack has been a steady voice is combating falsehoods about ethanol, including soundly refuting claims ethanol is the driving factor behind rising food prices.
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