House Ag Committee Looks at Future of Electric Vehicles
Radio 570 WNAX (SD)
Jan 13, 2022
The House Ag Committee held a hearing on Wednesday on the “Implications of Electric Vehicle Investments for Agriculture and Rural America”. Geoff Cooper, President & CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association testified.
Cooper says it will take several decades for electric vehicles to provide the whole solution to climate change because 99-percent of the current transportation fleet runs on liquid fuels.
He also told the committee the renewable fuels industry realizes EVs are going to be a port of the move to a carbon neutral society, but he says they can’t do it alone by 2050.
Cooper says ethanol is already helping to lower greenhouse gas emissions...
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