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D.C. Circuit Remands 2018 RFS To EPA For Endangered Species Review

September 9, 2019
An appellate court has remanded EPA’s 2018 renewable fuel standard (RFS) to the agency and is directing it to conduct a proper evaluation of whether the rule should trigger an extensive Endangered Species Act (ESA) review, a victory for environmentalists that may set a precedent for how EPA conducts species reviews in future RFS rules. In a Sept. 6 per curiam opinion , a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit says EPA...


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