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Trump to meet U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy

Reuters  |  WASHINGTON 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas will lead a delegation of lawmakers in a meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday to argue for changes to the nation's biofuels policy to protect oil refining jobs.The meeting comes after the Environmental Protection Agency last month announced a slight increase in the amount of biofuels that refiners are required to blend into the nation's fuel under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), bowing to the demands of ethanol makers and their supporters. Refiners oppose the RFS because they say it cuts into their market for petroleum-based ...

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 21:11 IST