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District Court Rejects Refiner's Suit Aiming To Shift RFS 'Obligation' Point

December 05, 2017
A federal district court in Texas has rejected refiner Valero's suit aiming to force EPA to shift the renewable fuel standard's (RFS) “point of obligation” compliance mandate from refiners to fuel blenders, saying the court cannot compel the agency to assess the change by a “date certain” -- a decision other courts weighing similar suits might adopt. In Valero Energy Corp., v EPA, et al. , the refiner argued before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas...

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