New RFS Battle Lines Emerge In Fights Over Proposed ‘Set’ Rule’s ‘eRINs’

January 10, 2023
EPA’s proposal to grant first-time compliance credits for electricity used in transportation under the renewable fuel standard (RFS) is drawing new battle lines in the contentious program, setting up novel divisions and unusual alliances over which entities should win the credits, and whether EPA should award them in the first place. At the first day of a two-day public hearing on the proposed RFS ‘set’ rule Jan. 10, groups including refiners, biofuels advocates, automakers, fuel retailers and environmentalists staked out...

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