4th Circuit Waiver Ruling Further Complicates EPA’s Future Plans For RFS

November 19, 2020
A federal appeals court ruling scrapping EPA’s denial of a renewable fuel standard (RFS) compliance waiver for a small West Virginia refiner further complicates the agency’s efforts to plan for the future of the RFS, creating new legal questions about dozens of pending waiver requests amid ongoing Supreme Court litigation over the waiver policy. The complicated legal fights over EPA’s RFS and its small refiner waivers are likely to continue into the incoming Biden administration, which will have to decide...

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