Backing 10th Circuit, EPA Eyes Major Limit On Issuing Future RFS Waivers

February 22, 2021
EPA is announcing that it now supports a federal appeals court ruling that largely bars the agency from granting small refiners’ requests for renewable fuel standard (RFS) compliance waivers, signaling that the Biden administration is likely to place a major limit on the exemptions compared to the Trump EPA that issued dozens of RFS waivers. In a Feb. 22 statement, the agency notes that its position backing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit is a change from...

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