Biofuels: EPA Asks SCOTUS for Delay in RFS Case – DTN Nov 9, 2020

🕔Nov 9, 2020
The EPA has asked the Supreme Court for an extension to file a response to a refiner’s petition for review of an appeals court’s January 2020 ruling on small-refinery exemptions. […]

Ethanol Group Argues EPA Failed to Reallocate Gallons Lost to 2019 RFS Waivers – DTN Sep 29, 2020

🕔Sep 29, 2020
EPA failed to reallocate biofuel gallons lost to small-refinery exemptions in the 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard volumes, an attorney for Growth Energy argued in an ongoing lawsuit before a federal […]

Biofuels: “A Long Way to Go to Right the RFS Ship” – DTN Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
EPA’s decision last week to reject 54 so-called gap-year small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard may have been a big victory for biofuels and agriculture producers. Yet, leaders of […]

Biofuels: EPA Denies All Gap-Year RFS Waivers – DTN Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
The Trump administration made it official on Monday, announcing in an EPA news release that the agency will deny all pending gap-year small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard for […]

Biofuels: Executive Branch Highlights Ethanol in Waiver Denials, E15 Promise Sep 15, 2020

🕔Sep 15, 2020
Wall Street Journal writers Lindsay Wise and Andrew Restuccia reported on Monday that, “The Trump administration will deny oil refiners’ retroactive requests for exemptions from U.S. biofuel laws, a major boon for Iowa, […]

Biofuels: Trump EPA May Reject Refiner Waivers – DTN Sep 9, 2020

🕔Sep 9, 2020
President Donald Trump reportedly has ordered the EPA to reject 67 so-called gap-year small-refinery exemption requests weeks after Trump said he would speak directly to the agency. In addition to […]

Biofuels: Renewable Fuel Association Makes Plea for Action – DTN Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler gave no timeline for releasing 2021 renewable volume obligations in the Renewable Fuel Standard or for deciding on pending small-refinery exemptions, during a teleconference with reporters […]

Biofuels: Ethanol Awaits Fate on Waivers, Aid – DTN Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
The ethanol industry continues to wait for a decision from EPA on 86 pending small-refinery exemptions after the U.S. Department of Energy finished a review and sent those requests back […]

Biofuels: Department of Energy Recommendation on RFS Exemption Requests Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
Reuters writer Stephanie Kelly reported this week that, “The U.S. Department of Energy has recommended that some of the oil refiners that applied for retroactive exemptions from the nation’s biofuel blending law be […]

Ethanol: Waiting on COVID Relief, None Yet in Sight – DTN Jul 30, 2020

🕔Jul 30, 2020
With ethanol producers continuing to struggle and fuel demand sliding during the COVID-19 pandemic, biofuels producers and Midwest lawmakers have been waiting for a lifeline. The EPA has surpassed the […]

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