As the former Division Administrator at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Cindy recognizes the importance of conserving our environment and protecting our natural resources. At the Department of Management, Cindy directed the Governor’s Leadership Agenda for Energy Efficiency and Clean Environment where she helped bring Iowa’s wind energy industry to scale. Iowa is now a national leader in clean and renewable energy production.
Cindy knows that helping our renewable fuel producers become more competitive in the market will create jobs, protect our environment and strengthen our national security.
Cindy is committed to supporting investment and innovation in our clean and renewable fuel industry to drive economic development and job growth, move us towards a cleaner environment and reduce our reliance on foreign oil.
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DES MOINES - Today, U.S. Rep.
DES MOINES, IOWA – Today, U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (D-IA) released the following statement criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed biofuel targets for 2020, which would remain virtually the same as 2019 obligations. Each year, the EPA issues a proposal governing how much renewable fuels should be blended in our fuel supply in the years ahead in order to drive growth in the biofuel industry and provide more choices for consumers.
Tim Johnson, Daily Nonpareil, June 29, 2019
U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, told a modest-sized crowd Friday that she would “work with anyone” to serve her constituents in Iowa’s Third Congressional District.
She spoke to attendees at the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon at Holiday Inn & Suites.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) responded to the news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lied to Congress about the origins of increased approval rates for Small Refinery Exemptions (SREs) for oil refineries.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) successfully amended the disaster supplemental bill to increase funding for crucial programs vital to Iowa recovery efforts. The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved two Axne amendments that increase funding for the Emergency Watershed Protection Program by $300 million and the Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief Program by $500 million. Congresswoman Axne debated her amendments on the House floor today as Rep. Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) presided.