EPA’s RFS Boost Prompts Tough Questions Over Future Of Fuels Program

October 4, 2019
The Trump administration’s plan to boost biofuel blending targets under the renewable fuel standard (RFS) to compensate for small refiner RFS waivers is prompting tough questions about the future of the program, because the hike appears to be a long-term commitment that will constrain RFS policy changes under consideration. In an Oct. 4 announcement , EPA said it will take comment on a proposal to increase biofuel blending volumes to offset volumes lost to small refiner exemptions (SREs). The goal...

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