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Biofuels Groups Ramp Up Legal Opposition To Small Refiner RFS Waivers

February 06, 2019
Biofuels groups are ramping up their legal opposition against EPA’s issuance of waivers to small refiners from having to meet renewable fuel standard (RFS) biofuel blending mandates, filing a lawsuit targeting the agency’s 2019 RFS volumes rule and separately detailing legal arguments against EPA’s retroactive waiver approvals. Under former Trump EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the agency issued a much higher number of waivers for small refiners than under the Obama administration. Waivers are available under the Clean Air Act for...

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