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Refiners Target EPA's 2017 RFS Targets For Low-Carbon Cellulosic Biofuel

March 14, 2017
Oil refiners are outlining their legal attacks on EPA's 2017 renewable fuel standard (RFS) regulation, questioning the Obama administration's methodology for setting production targets for low-carbon cellulosic fuels, though the suit is on hold until a separate case over EPA's 2014-2016 RFS rule is decided. EPA in November issued the 2017 RFS rule that sets production goals for four categories of alternative and renewable fuels, as well as a biodiesel target for 2018. Fuels under the program must demonstrate between...

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