Refiners, Biofuels Groups Oppose EPA Bid To Pause Suit Over 2020 RFS

February 19, 2021
Oil sector and biofuels industry groups are opposing EPA’s bid to pause litigation over the 2020 renewable fuel standard (RFS), saying the Supreme Court’s eventual ruling over related questions on small refiners’ waivers from RFS compliance will not moot broader arguments and does not justify abeyance in the litigation as the agency claims. In the consolidated lawsuit RFS Power Coalition v. EPA, et al., refiners are suing EPA over its biofuel blending volumes rule for 2020 under the RFS,...

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