Inside EPA - 05/15/2020

Judges Weigh Suit Over EPA Policy Denying Cellulosic Ethanol RFS Credit

May 11, 2020
Appellate judges at May 11 oral argument weighed ethanol giant POET’s suit challenging EPA’s policy denying the company’s request for renewable fuel standard (RFS) credit for its cellulosic ethanol, asking both sides detailed questions but giving no indication of whether they will grant POET’s bid to scrap the policy. In the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit suit POET Biorefining, LLC, et al. v. EPA, et al. , the ethanol producer is challenging EPA’s May 2019...

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