Automakers, Biofuels Groups Press EPA For High-Octane Fuel Standard

September 29, 2021
Automakers and biofuels advocates in comments on EPA’s proposed tougher light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas standards are urging the agency to create a high-octane fuel standard that would allow more fuel-efficient cars, and greatly boost ethanol sales, even though EPA largely avoided discussion of liquid fuels in its plan. Supporters of the high-octane policy are acknowledging that EPA might have to pursue the idea in a separate rulemaking -- along with other policies to benefit biofuels -- apart from its plan...

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