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Biofuels Sector Hopes Wheeler's Political Savvy Will Ease RFS Tensions

July 13, 2018
Andrew Wheeler, EPA's new acting administrator, is winning early praise from the biofuels sector which hopes his political savvy and credibility with both the biofuels and oil industries will help advance a compromise approach on the complex issue of EPA's renewable fuels standard (RFS), which contributed to the ousting of his predecessor, Scott Pruitt. Even so, these sources say Wheeler still faces a tricky balancing act over the RFS, given that it pits two core parts of the Trump administration...


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