Seeking To Limit Precedent, EPA Fights Refiner’s Bid To Stay RFS Mandates

February 6, 2023
EPA and biofuels-sector groups are fighting a Montana refiner’s bid to stay its renewable fuel standard (RFS) compliance obligations pending resolution of its challenge to EPA’s denial of RFS hardship waivers, as refiners seek to expand the precedent set by a regional appeals court that earlier granted such a stay, threatening EPA’s waiver policy. Calumet Montana Refining, LLC, is looking to emulate the success of another Calumet facility, Calumet Shreveport, in winning a stay in the U.S. Court of Appeals...

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