RFA Calls on EPA to Deny Secretive “Gap Year” Refinery Waiver Requests

The Renewable Fuels Association on Friday urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to deny new petitions submitted by refiners for past-year waivers from their renewable volume obligations. In a letter

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CRS Trips Over Itself in Assessing Whether COVID-19 Will Affect RFS Compliance

The report “The 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): COVID-19 Impacts” released last week by the Congressional Research Service demonstrates a conflicted understanding of the mechanics of the RFS, leading to

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Coalition Opposes API Petition on 2020 RFS Obligations

A coalition of ethanol and farm groups today sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency opposing the American Petroleum Institute’s recent petition requesting reconsideration of the 2020 Renewable Fuel

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RFA to EPA: Oily Waiver Request Deserves Speedy Rejection

The oil refining industry’s latest attempt to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard should be rejected immediately, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper stated in a letter today to

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Oil State Governors Wrong to Target Renewable Fuel Standard, Rural Jobs

The governors of five oil states—Texas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Utah and Louisiana—sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency late Wednesday asking the agency to waive renewable volume obligations under

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RFA: Final Fuel Economy Rule a Missed Opportunity for High-Octane, Low-Carbon Fuels

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation issued final regulations for 2021-2026 vehicle fuel economy and emissions standards. According to the Renewable Fuels Association, the final rule

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RFA: EPA Stall Tactic on Tenth Circuit Decision Just Delays the Inevitable

As part of a package intended to “protect the nation’s gasoline supply in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it intends to wait until

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Renewable Fuels Coalition Launches Campaign Calling for EPA Not to Appeal 10th Circuit Decision

With the need for a decision only days away, the coalition that successfully won a unanimous court decision against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continued its call for the agency

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Ethanol, Farm Groups Respond as Administration Mulls Appeal of Tenth Circuit SRE Ruling

On March 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit approved requests by the U.S. Department of Justice, HollyFrontier, and CVR Energy for an extension of the deadline

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