159A.6  Education, promotion, and advertising.

1.  The office shall support education regarding, and promotion and advertising of, renewable fuels and coproducts. The office shall consult with the Iowa corn growers association and the Iowa soybean association.

2.  The office shall promote the advantages related to the use of renewable fuels as an alternative to nonrenewable fuels. Promotions shall be designed to inform the ultimate consumer of advantages associated with using renewable fuels, and emphasize the benefits to the natural environment. The promotion shall inform consumers at the businesses of retail dealers of motor vehicle fuels.

The committee shall develop standards for decals required pursuant to section 214A.16, which shall be designed to promote the advantages of using renewable fuels. The standards may be incorporated within a model decal adopted by the committee and approved by the office.

3.  The office shall promote the advantages related to the use of coproducts derived from the production of renewable fuels, including the use of coproducts used as livestock feed or meal. Promotions shall be designed to inform the potential purchasers of the advantages associated with using coproducts. The office shall promote advantages associated with using coproducts of ethanol production as livestock feed or meal to cattle producers in this state.

4.  The office may contract to provide all or part of these services.

Section History: Recent form

  91 Acts, ch 254, § 11; 92 Acts, ch 1099, § 3; 92 Acts, ch 1163, § 41; 94 Acts, ch 1119, §19

Internal References

  Referred to in § 159A.7, 214A.16

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