EPA Biomass Carbon Rule Delayed Over Potential Ties To RFS, ACE

July 28, 2020
EPA’s long-pending proposal to declare woody biomass carbon neutral for stationary source permits under the Clean Air Act is facing delays, with sources suggesting Trump administration officials are concerned that the plan could create a precedent that might affect the agency’s power plant greenhouse gas rules or its biofuels policies. The extended biomass plan delay comes after EPA scrambled to release a series of major final rules -- most prominently a rollback to vehicle GHG limits and a narrow definition...

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