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House ag lawmakers blast Torres Small over biofuels

A panel of House Republicans criticizing the Biden administration Tuesday for not investing more in biofuels as it seeks to boost domestic and renewable energy sources. 

During a hearing with USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small, GOP members of the House Ag Committee framed the issue around the U.S. ban on Russian oil and gas and the surging costs of ag inputs like fertilizer and diesel. They said the White House is creating inflationary pressures but not doing anything about them. 

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