Leaked RFS Blending Volumes Point Toward Major Blow For Biofuel Sector

September 22, 2021
Biofuels groups are bracing for bad news after a leaked document purporting to show EPA’s proposed renewable fuel standard (RFS) blending volumes for 2020, 2021 and 2022 indicated significant cuts to volumes, below even those earlier anticipated, marking a possible victory for refiners, and a serious setback for biofuels producers. Under the RFS, established under the Clean Air Act, refiners and importers of fuel must blend increasing volumes of biofuel into the fuel supply each year. However, responding to the...

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