Biofuels: Time Has Run Out for EPA to Appeal 10th Circuit Ruling Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
Reuters writer Richard Valdmanis reported on Wednesday that, “Time has run out for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to challenge a federal court ruling that would limit the agency’s use of waivers exempting small oil […]

Biofuels: Farm State Lawmakers Maintain Court’s RFS Waiver Decision Should Stand Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported last week that, “Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, stressed to reporters Tuesday morning [March 10th] that President Donald Trump would benefit in rural America if he simply let stand the 10th Circuit Court […]

Biofuels: Blending Law’s Purpose Is To “Err” Towards Industry’s Interests, Court Stresses Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
Since 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been generously granting exemptions to small refineries from the renewable fuels mandates on the transportation fuel industry established by Congress under the […]

Biofuels: RFS Turmoil Persists, Administration Considers Ruling Mar 10, 2020

🕔Mar 10, 2020
Bloomberg writer Jennifer A Dlouhy reported on Friday that, “President Donald Trump’s decision to defend the U.S. government’s power to broadly exempt oil refineries from biofuel-blending requirements is triggering a backlash in Iowa and other […]

Trump Administration Sides Against Biofuel Industry On Latest Court Ruling – DTN Mar 9, 2020

🕔Mar 9, 2020
The Trump administration plans to appeal a federal appeals court decision that delivered a major victory to biofuels producers and farmers who have for years fought the EPA’s expansion of […]

Biofuels: Plans to Appeal 10th Circuit Court Decision on RFS Waivers Mar 6, 2020

🕔Mar 6, 2020
Background Last week, Bloomberg writers Jennifer A Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs reported that, “Trump administration officials have decided to pare the number of oil refineries granted waivers from biofuel mandates, […]

Ethanol: Court Calls EPA’s Hand On Questionable Refinery Waivers Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
A recent biofuels industry victory in a federal appeals court could spell the end of the small-refinery exemptions program in its current form, the lead attorney for the ethanol industry […]

Biofuels: Court Nixes 3 Refineries’ Waivers, Says EPA Exceeded Authority – DTN Jan 27, 2020

🕔Jan 27, 2020
A federal court ruled EPA didn’t have the authority to issue small-refinery exemption extensions to three companies that were not granted waivers originally. The ruling could affect how the agency […]

For Biofuel Industry, Plenty Riding On Feds’ Optimistic Tone – DTN Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
Biofuel producers and farmers continue to have a general distrust of EPA’s handling of small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, but a USDA official said on Thursday the agency’s […]

Biofuels: Refiner Challenges RFS Waiver Denial – DTN Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
While EPA received 16 new applications for small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, a Colorado refining company is challenging the agency in court for rejecting its 2018 request for […]

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