Midwest House members seek to block retroactive RFS cuts

November 29, 2021
Midwestern House lawmakers from both parties have introduced legislation to stop EPA from making any retroactive cuts to biofuels blending obligations under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), as the agency nears issuance of proposed volumes for 2021 and 2022 and a possible reduction in 2020 volumes. The bill introduced Nov. 23, H.R. 6071, is sponsored by Rep. Ashley Hinson, (R-IA) and 14 bipartisan co-sponsors from biofuels-producing states. It would prevent EPA from reducing renewable volume obligations (RVOs) and blending percentage...

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