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Inside EPA - 04/05/2019

RFS Market Overhaul Draws Fierce Opposition From Biofuels, Oil Groups

March 29, 2019
Biofuels groups and some oil sector interests are strongly opposing EPA’s proposed overhaul of the renewable fuel standard (RFS) credit market, as biofuels groups warn it will largely offset the benefits of the agency’s plan to allow higher ethanol fuel blends year-round, while larger oil companies say it will jam the efficient functioning of markets. At a March 29 public hearing in Ypsilanti, MI, biofuels groups backed EPA’s proposal to allow summer sales of 15 percent ethanol fuel (E15), a...


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