The US Environmental Protection Agency is under pressure to waive the government-mandated Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which places a quota on ethanol production, as high heat, drought impact US corn production and raise the price of livestock feed.
The August US Dept. of Agriculture corn forecast anticipates10.8 billion bushels, slashed over 2 billion bushels since the last report.
House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) has called FAA reauthorization “one of my highest priorities” and pledged to push for “transformational” aviation legislation next year....More
American Airlines (AA) chairman and CEO Doug Parker has chastised the US political system for treating the airline industry like a vice rather than a business that fuels the economy and warned that the fast growth of major Gulf carriers is an increasing threat to US carrier global competitiveness....More
Privatization of the US’s air traffic control (ATC) system will be considered as part of the FAA reauthorization legislation Congress will take up next year, according to a House of Representatives member....More