MILWAUKEE - A report released Thursday by
non-partisan Fuels America showed that the renewable fuel
industry supports 19,080 jobs, $982.6 million in wages and $4.2
billion in total economic activity in Wisconsin.
The numbers are from an economic impact study
conducted by John Dunham & Associates. The economic analysis
takes into account the entire supply chain for renewable fuel
and quantifies the effect to the economy at the statewide and
congressional district level.
According to the analysis, in the greater
Milwaukee Area, the renewable fuel industry supports:
*$290.1 million in wages
*$1.1 billion of economic output
These numbers reflect the total economic impact
of renewable fuels in the following Congressional Districts:
*Wisconsinís 1st District, Rep. Paul Ryan
*Wisconsinís 4th District, Rep. Gwen Moore
*Wisconsinís 5th District, Rep. James F.
The full report, along with detailed numbers by
state and congressional district, is available on the Fuels