Wheeler Weighs Major Overhaul Of RFS Waiver Policy After Adverse Ruling

February 10, 2020
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is weighing a major overhaul of the agency’s policy for issuing renewable fuel standard (RFS) waivers to small refineries following an appellate ruling that rejected several exemptions, with some refining sector officials fearing the decision will force EPA to dramatically cut the number of waivers it issues. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit’s recent ruling “has the potential of completely changing the small refinery program,” Wheeler told the agribusiness publication AgWired in...

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