Growth Energy Calls on DOT to Provide Critical Rail Assistance During Midwest Flooding

Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to help expedite rail delivery of biofuels amid historic flooding. The recent flooding has not only had devastating impacts on residents but has delayed the transportation of critical supplies of biofuel, which in turn, could impact consumer fuel costs.
In her letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Skor said:
“While we certainly understand and appreciate that these rail issues have been caused by the calamitous flooding currently occurring in the Midwest, it is imperative that all possible actions be taken by the nation’s railroads to ensure that these critical fuel supplies are immediately prioritized and reach markets as quickly as possible. Further delays could not only impact our industry, but could also ultimately increase fuel costs for American drivers.”
Read Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor’s letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao here.