Biofuels, Oil Groups Clash Over EPA Plan To Allow Summertime E15 Sales

March 21, 2023
Biofuels industry and oil sector groups are clashing over EPA’s plan to allow eight Midwestern states to sell 15 percent ethanol fuel (E15) during the summer ozone season, with biofuels advocates criticizing EPA’s implementation delay to 2024 while some in the refining sector are pressing for a further extension to allow for infrastructure changes. At a March 21 virtual public hearing, several biofuels groups again pressed their case that EPA could, and should, approve requests from eight governors to modify...

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