D.C. Circuit Panel Wrestles With Legality Of RFS Compliance Extension

January 20, 2023
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is wrestling with refiners’ push to revise EPA’s February 2022 extension of their renewable fuel standard (RFS) compliance deadlines, but they gave few signs during Jan. 19 oral arguments whether they will uphold the agency’s action or revise it as refiners are seeking. At argument in Wynnewood Refining Co., LLC, et al. v. EPA , Chief Judge Sri Srinivasan, Circuit Judge Nina Pillard and Senior...

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