Blocked By EPA, Biofuels Group Asks OMB For Octane Limit In Vehicle Rule

July 9, 2021
Correction Appended A coalition of biofuels and farm groups, led by former Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle (D-SD), is poised to press White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) officials to include a high-octane standard to boost fuel economy in EPA’s upcoming light-duty vehicle rules after a key agency official appeared to reject the request. Daschle, who chairs the High Octane, Low Carbon (HOLC) Alliance, a group formed in 2016, is slated to meet with EPA and OMB...

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