Biofuels Group Suffers Blow In Ruling Over ‘Retroactive’ RFS Waivers

July 19, 2021
A coalition of biofuels producers seeking to challenge EPA’s issuance of “retroactive” small refinery waivers from renewable fuel standard (RFS) biofuel blending mandates has suffered a serious setback, after an appeals court in broader litigation over the RFS program rejected the group’s “broadside attack” on retroactive waivers. In a July 16 ruling , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit found that it lacked jurisdiction to review the producers’ challenge, leaving the industry with a pending...

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