RFA FOIA Request Demands Answers on EPA Small Refiner Bailout

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) today submitted Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy in pursuit of

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Court Approval of PES’ Bankruptcy Settlement ‘Sets Bad Precedent’ Says RFA

Today, a federal Bankruptcy Court in Delaware approved the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed settlement agreement with Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES). The settlement agreement allows the bankrupt refiner to waive the

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Andeavor Refineries Receiving RFS Waivers is ‘Outrageous Abuse of the Statute,’ Says RFA

WASHINGTON — Earlier today, Reuters reported that EPA has exempted several refineries owned by one of the nation’s largest oil refining companies, Andeavor, from compliance with the 2016 Renewable Fuel

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EPA Actions on the RFS are Destroying Demand for Ethanol and Corn

Recent actions by EPA have effectively reduced the Renewable Fuel Standard conventional renewable volume obligation (RVO) for 2016 by more than 1 billion gallons, and the agency appears poised to

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RFA Opposes Proposed PES Settlement; Would Allow Refiner ‘to Have its Cake and Sell it Too’

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association strongly opposes the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed settlement agreement with Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) that would allow the bankrupt refiner to unjustifiably waive the

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Ethanol Industry Workers, Veterans Ask Trump To Support RFS

WASHINGTON — Plant managers, general managers, and CEOs from 150 biofuel production facilities, including nearly every Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) producer member, sent a letter to President Trump today, urging

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RFA Statement on White House Meeting to Discuss the RFS

WASHINGTON — This afternoon, President Trump, several members of his cabinet, and a handful of senators met with a number of ethanol and oil industry stakeholders, including RFA members, to

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University of Illinois Analysis: 10-Cent RIN Price Cap Would be ‘Catastrophic’ for Renewable Fuels

WASHINGTON — A new analysis issued by University of Illinois economist Scott Irwin finds that the impact of a 10-cent cap on RIN prices, as proposed by Texas Sen. Ted

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Analysis: RIN Prices of ‘Just a Few Cents’ are Coming—Without Changes to RFS

WASHINGTON — A new analysis from the University of Illinois shows that the conditions that caused high conventional biofuel (D6) RIN prices are changing rapidly and that “…it is not

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DOE Data Show 31 States Broke Through So-Called ‘Blend Wall’ in 2016

WASHINGTON – Data released today by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) shows that gasoline consumed in 31 states (including the District of Columbia) contained more than 10.0 percent ethanol

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