New Study: RFS2 Has Reduced GHG Emissions by 600 Million Metric Tons, Beating EPA Expectations

A new study released today finds that the expanded Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) has been a tremendous success in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with nearly 600 million metric tons

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RFA Statement on Senate Hearing to Consider Nomination of Andrew Wheeler to Head EPA

Today, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be the next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Renewable Fuels

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On Eleventh Anniversary, RFS2 ‘Has Unquestionably Lived Up to its Promise’

Eleven years ago today, President George W. Bush signed into law what has become the single most successful clean fuels policy in the United States–the expanded Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2).

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RFA Urges EPA ‘to Faithfully and Strictly Enforce’ Final 2019 Conventional Biofuel Requirement Without Erosion from Small Refiner Waivers

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released today its final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2019. The agency finalized a total renewable fuel volume of 19.92 billion

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Demand Destruction from Small Refinery Exemptions is Clear and Continuing

There has been a media blitz lately by the oil industry saying that ethanol demand has been unaffected by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rampant grants of Renewable Fuel Standard

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RFA Statement on EPA Efforts to Provide Greater Transparency on RFS

Today, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced new efforts to provide greater transparency in the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) market, used to show compliance with annual Renewable Fuel Standard requirements.

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RFA Statement on House Biofuels Caucus Letter to EPA

On Tuesday, the bipartisan House Biofuels Caucus sent a letter to EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler regarding the 2019 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) within the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The

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University Analysis: EPA’s Refiner Waivers Could Cost Ethanol Industry $20 Billion in Losses

A recent analysis by economists at the University of Missouri’s Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) shows that the U.S. ethanol industry could lose 4.6 billion gallons of domestic

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RFA, Growth Energy Demand Transparency for Small Refinery Exemptions in New Lawsuit

WASHINGTON– The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Growth Energy today filed a lawsuit in federal district court, alleging that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOE) have

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