EPA drops EV credits provision under RFS

May 23, 2023
EPA has reportedly dropped provisions that would provide first-time Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance credits to automakers producing electric vehicles (EVs), a move that is drawing praise from environmentalists who warned the provision would further incentivize blending fuel from environmentally harmful sources. In a May 23 article , Reuters cites two sources with knowledge of EPA’s thinking who confirm agency plans to pull its controversial electric renewable identification numbers (eRINs) as part of a rule setting RFS biofuel blending...

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