Environmentalists Urge Pullback On Biofuels, Citing Air Pollution Impacts

June 13, 2024
The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) in a new report is citing the air pollution impacts of biofuels as grounds to end biofuel subsidies, mandate fenceline monitoring at biofuel refineries and strengthen air permits, environmentalists’ latest attack on the fuels’ environmental profile, though the report sparked pushback from the industry. “Despite its green image, the biofuels industry releases a surprising amount of hazardous air pollution that puts local communities at risk -- and this problem is exacerbated by EPA’s lax regulation,”...

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