Farm state governors urge EPA to reject RFS waivers

June 29, 2020
The Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, representing 22 largely farm states, is urging EPA to reject dozens of small refiners’ applications for waivers from renewable fuel standard (RFS) biofuel blending mandates, warning that granting the requests would further undermine an already depressed biofuels market. In a June 29 letter , coalition Chair Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD), along with Govs. Tim Walz (D-MN), Kim Reynolds (R-IA) and Pete Ricketts (R-NE) ask EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler not to grant 52 requests for small refinery...

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