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Trump Under Pressure As Biofuels Groups Cry Foul Over New RFS Waivers

August 12, 2019
President Donald Trump is facing angry calls from biofuels groups and Farm Belt lawmakers to quickly intervene and mitigate the effects of a fresh round of EPA waivers exempting small refiners from renewable fuel standard (RFS) blending obligations, as the agricultural economy continues to suffer from a host of problems depressing farm incomes. Biofuels groups are incensed that EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler late on Aug. 9 announced he had granted 31 waivers from RFS blending obligations for the compliance year...

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