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Biofuel: EPA faces increasing pressure to halt ‘small’ refiner RFS waivers

May 13, 2019
EPA is facing increasing legal and political pressure to halt issuance of renewable fuel standard (RFS) compliance waivers for “small” refiners, with a bipartisan group of House lawmakers urging a stop to the practice and biofuels groups asking a federal appeals court to issue an injunction against any new waivers pending resolution of RFS litigation. Agency Administrator Wheeler must soon decide whether to grant an additional 40 waiver requests still pending. The waivers are available to refiners processing up to...

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