EPA Punts Midwest E15 Approval Until 2025, Disappointing Biofuels Groups

February 22, 2024
EPA is delaying until 2025 application of its just-released rule enabling year-round sales of 15 percent ethanol fuel (E15) in Midwestern states, citing refiners’ warnings about a shortage of fuel supply that would result should it apply the rule earlier, and disappointing biofuels producers that will again require an emergency waiver to sell E15 this summer. In its rule issued Feb. 22, but yet to be published in the Federal Register , EPA revises its fuel volatility regulations to allow...

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