Coalition Challenges EPA on 2018 Refinery Waivers

A coalition of renewable fuel and agricultural trade organizations filed a petition Tuesday afternoon with the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, challenging the process by which

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New Court Documents Detail Rampant EPA Abuse of Small Refinery Exemption Program

Newly available court documents assert that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency inappropriately granted Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance exemptions to certain small refineries that did not even qualify for the

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Survey Finds Strong Opposition to EPA Oil Refinery Waivers, Strong Support for RFS

Registered voters oppose the Trump administration’s actions to exempt oil refineries from renewable fuel blending obligations by a margin of nearly two to one, according to new polling data released

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What Happens When an Ethanol Plant Shuts Down?

The idling of an ethanol plant—even if temporary—sends damaging shockwaves throughout the entire community in which the facility operates, including the immediate loss of a local market for corn and

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RFA Corrects EPA Misstatements About Ethanol Demand and SREs in House Testimony

In a letter sent today to the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Renewable Fuels Association noted several misstatements in testimony offered recently to the House Committee on

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RFA Thanks Lawmakers for Letter to EPA on Restoration of Waived RFS Volumes

September 23, 2019 – The Renewable Fuels Association today thanked a bipartisan group of 25 members of the U.S. House of Representatives for asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to

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New Study Stresses Ethanol’s Benefits for Energy Security

A new study shows that the Renewable Fuel Standard not only saves drivers money at the gas pump every day, but also enhances energy security by greatly reducing or even

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EPA’s Final 2020 Volume Obligations Must Restore Lost Gallons

August 30, 2019—In formal comments submitted today in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed 2020 renewable volume obligations, the Renewable Fuels Association called on the EPA to follow

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