Cap & Trade Rally Sept 1
IFCA is part of an active coalition opposing the federal cap and trade legislation which has already passed the House of Representatives. On September 1, 2009 the coalition which includes IFCA, Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois Manufacturers Association, Illinois Petroleum Council, Midwest Truckers, Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Retail Merchants, Illinois Petroleum Marketers, the Federation of Independent Businesses, GROWMARK and others will host a rally in Springfield, IL to express our reasons for opposing cap and trade. To see how cap and trade impacts the fertilizer industry, go to www.ifca.com and click on the TFI & IFCA issue paper on this legislation.
As business leaders and citizens we have to take action and speak out against this massive, costly and bureacratic restructing of our country's energy policy. We need to have IFCA members at the rally...please put the date on your calendar and we will provide you with more details on the exact time and location. Major news outlets have committed to cover the rally.