Inside EPA - 05/10/2019

Judges Raise Procedural Doubts About Biofuel Sector’s RFS Waiver Suit

May 7, 2019
Appellate court judges May 7 raised doubts about the procedural posture of biofuels producers’ legal challenge to EPA’s retroactive issuance of renewable fuel standard (RFS) compliance waivers to refining companies as they questioned whether there is a specific “final” agency policy at issue. The three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit focused much of the argument on whether the court has jurisdiction to hear the suit, Producers of Renewables United for Integrity, Truth...

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