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Loose Change: Trump officials seek ideas to stem farm state RFS anger

August 21, 2019
President Donald Trump and top officials in his administration are reportedly brainstorming multiple ideas to stem rising anger in farm states over EPA’s recently approved refinery exemptions under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), but it is far from clear whether any of the potential policies will be implemented. InsideEPA/climate reported early last week that Trump was under intense pressure from biofuels groups and Farm Belt lawmakers to mitigate the effects of EPA’s Aug. 9 approvals of 31 waiver from...


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