Legislation now before the House Small Business Committee would promote an educated and skilled workforce to meet the demands of an expanding renewable fuels industry, ethanol industry leaders say. The New Era Act, as introduced by Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley, would establish grant programs to community colleges in the
Hawkeye Renewables Founder and CEO Bruce Rastetter told the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology that while jobs in the biofuels industry draw plenty of interest, most of the interested individuals lack an adequate education in the field.
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"As our industry continues to grow, the demand for skilled and educated workers provides a plethora of job opportunities for individuals interested in ethanol production in the
A full text of Rastetter's testimony is available at www.ethanolrfa.org/.