EPA Hikes RFS Volumes, Driving Biofuel Groups’ Praise, Refiners’ Criticism

June 3, 2022
EPA has finalized a rule that raises biofuel volumes for 2022 above pre-pandemic levels under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), sparking praise from biofuel groups who welcome the progression to higher blending even as they oppose retroactive volume cuts for 2020, though refiners are “bewildered” by volumes they say will drive up fuel costs. “At EPA, we are laser-focused on providing more options for consumers at the pump, and today we are taking steps to increase the availability of homegrown...

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