Doubts Linger Over Future Of RFS With Deadline For 2020 Rule Looming

November 22, 2019
Even as EPA faces a Nov. 30 statutory deadline for finalizing its 2020 renewable fuel standard (RFS) production goals, significant doubts linger over the fate of the program including whether the agency will meet the deadline, potential changes to EPA’s RFS waiver policy, and questions on plans for the program’s future years. EPA staff have indicated the agency is highly unlikely to issue the final 2020 renewable volume obligation (RVO) rule on time, and that the agency is more likely...

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