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EPA Retains Combined E15 Waiver, RIN Rule After Senators’ Objections

February 12, 2019
EPA has decided to retain its plan to combine a pending waiver allowing year-round sales of 15-percent ethanol fuel (E15) with a measure to overhaul the renewable fuel standard (RFS) credit market despite pressure from the biofuels industry to bifurcate the policies, following objections to separating them from Senate oil sector supporters. A Senate source says, for example, that RFS skeptic Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) raised concerns about EPA pursuing two separate rules on E15 and RFS credit reform at...

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