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Biofuel Mandates Escape Current EPA Scrutiny

Posted by Administrator on 6/21/17 2:16 PM

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a regulatory program administered by EPA that requires petroleum-based transportation fuel sold in the U.S. to contain a minimum volume of various categories of biofuels. The program’s mandates are subject to a statutory waiver provision that may be exercised by EPA in the event that market conditions present an obstacle to meeting the minimum volumes. With the new administration’s continuing scrutiny of EPA’s numerous regulatory programs, there has been a great deal of uncertainty regarding the likely fate of the RFS Program.

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Topics: Biofuels, Renewable Fuel Standard, Renewable Volume Obligation, Cellulosic biofuel, Biomass-based diesel, Advanced biofuel, Renewable Fuel, Renewable Identification Number

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