EnergyWatch

Icahn sees doubts about ethanol mandate among Trump's advisers

Carl Icahn, billionaire and adviser to US President-elect Donald Trump, has said that others on Trump's team share his critical stance on US regulations passed in November mandating record biofuel use.

Photo: Mark Lennihan/AP/Polfoto

Billionaire Carl Icahn, a special adviser to Donald Trump and a skeptic of the US ethanol mandate, said there are others on the president-elect's team who have even deeper criticisms of the program.

Icahn repeated criticism of the credit trading program that regulators and refiners use to track compliance with federal biofuel consumption quotas. While he has not expressed opposition to renewable fuel use, "there are people on the Trump team that believe ethanol itself does very little" in helping the environment, Icahn said Tuesday in a telephone interview, while declining to provide further details.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from EnergyWatch

Ørsted and Petro Vietnam form offshore wind partnership

"Today’s inaugural agreement between Ørsted and PTSC M&C demonstrates another step forward in our ambitions to collaborate closely with local suppliers to kick-start Vietnam’s new offshore wind industry,” says Ørsted Vietnam Country Manager Sebastian Hald Buhl.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest News

See all jobs