Environmentalists, Biofuels Groups Clash Over EPA’s RFS Impacts Report

March 14, 2023
Environmentalists are again criticizing EPA for its alleged failure to account for harms to air, water and protected species from its implementation of the renewable fuel standard (RFS) in the agency’s latest report to Congress on the issue, while biofuels groups accuse the agency of giving too much credence to skeptics of the program’s benefits. EPA in its Jan. 3 draft Triennial Report to Congress about the RFS’ environmental effects again avoided tying any harms directly to the program. As...

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