EPA Defends Not Compensating For Small Refinery Waivers In 2019 RFS

January 13, 2020
EPA is defending its decision not to use its 2019 renewable fuel standard (RFS) rule to compensate for lost biofuels production as a result of RFS waivers that the agency might have granted for that compliance year, even as the Trump administration vows to shift to a policy that could reduce the number of exemptions granted. Biofuels groups wanted EPA to use the 2019 RFS to increase production targets for biofuels to account for those lost to potential future waivers,...

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