Bowing To Refiners, EPA Plans To Again Push Back RFS Compliance

November 18, 2021
As pressure mounts from refiners for relief from renewable fuel standard (RFS) biofuel blending mandates, EPA is proposing to once again delay its compliance deadlines for the program, buying refiners and the agency some time as it struggles to issue long-overdue blending volumes for 2020 and 2021. But as expected, the plan is drawing stiff criticism from biofuels groups. “Sadly, even as our country faces rising gas prices, the EPA and the Biden Administration continue to give in to the...

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