The Environmental Protection Agency on May 29 released the long-awaited proposed volumetric requirements for the Renewable Fuel Standard.
The rule will be finalized by Nov. 30. There will be a public hearing in Kansas City, Kan., on June 25 and the agency will accept comments through July 27.
The Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday it plans to extend the reporting deadline for compliance with its biofuels program by seven months, part of an effort to get the program "back on track."
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent blending targets for the country's renewable fuels program to the White House for review ahead of a fast-approaching June 1 deadline for publicly releasing its proposal, according to industry sources.
Thirty-four U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill that seeks to end ethanol fuel-blending mandates. The legislators want to eliminate requirements for corn-based ethanol blending and cap blending levels for other biofuels at actual production levels.
A group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers will begin their second attempt on Wednesday to introduce a bill that would reform the Renewable Fuel Standards program in the U.S., targeting an end to ethanol fuel-blending mandates.
The Obama administration on Friday proposed to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply for the first time, acknowledging that the biofuel law championed by both parties in 2007 is not working as well as expected.
Mary Clare Jalonick and Dina Cappiello
November 15, 2013
Livestock and poultry producers formally asked the Obama administration July 30 to suspend the nation’s renewable fuels standard because it is causing “severe economic harm” as corn prices surged to a record.
Elizabeth Campbell and Mario Parker
July 31, 2012
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