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Refiners Petition EPA To Reconsider 2016 RFS Cellulosic Biofuel Mandates

March 17, 2017
Refiners are petitioning EPA to reconsider an Obama-era decision to deny them a waiver from having to comply with renewable fuel standard (RFS) cellulosic biofuel blending requirements for 2016, teeing up a test for the Trump administration on a controversial aspect of the RFS that is also at issue in suits over the 2017 mandates. The American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) announced March 16 that it has filed a petition for reconsideration with EPA asking the agency to reverse...

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