Two attorney’s general are suing the Environmental Protection Agency for its delay in authorizing year-round E15 sales. On Monday, Nebraska’s Mike Hilgers and Iowa’s Brenna Bird say they filed the lawsuit to ensure EPA publishes regulations promptly since the agency is more than a... Read More.
Ethanol groups are applauding the Biden administration for denying small refinery exemptions and restoring integrity in the Renewable Fuel Standard. The Environmental Protection Agency denied 26 requests from refiners that would exclude them from biofuel blending requirements under the RFS. American Coalition for... Read More.
The EPA is being urged to consider more than just electric vehicles when finalizing future tailpipe emission standards. American Coalition for Ethanol CEO Brian Jennings says the agency’s plan to require battery electric vehicles by 2032 is seriously misguided. “It’s unachievable, and it’s not going... Read More.
A U.S. Senator says the Environmental Protection Agency is sending mixed signals to the agriculture industry over its biofuels policy. Republican Pete Ricketts of Nebraska tells Brownfield the benefits of ethanol and biodiesel are clear, and EPA should’ve increased the Renewable Volume Obligations.... Read More.
The Environmental Protection Agency is amending their updated Waters of the United States rule to keep consistent with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Sackett vs. EPA. The agency made a formal request to stay a pending case in a U.S. District Court in... Read More.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking public comment on a pilot project that would update pesticide guidelines to protect endangered species. The initiative is part of the EPA’s Endangered Species Act Working Plan, which is an effort to get the agency back into... Read More.
Biofuel groups are expressing their disappointment with the Environemtal Protection Agency’s blending requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard. While EPA slightly raised requirements for biomass-based diesel fuels, the agency lowered ethanol quotas. Biofuel blending requirements are 20.94 billion gallons in 2023, 21.54 billion gallons in... Read More.
Attorneys general in 19 states are concerned a new California law banning the use of existing tractor-trailers and heavy-duty vehicles by 2036 could devastate biodiesel demand. At that time, California will require most trucks, tractor trailers and vans to have zero emissions, meaning they... Read More.
More than 70 biofuel stakeholders are calling on the Biden administration to increase biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuels volumes as the EPA is expected to finalize Renewable Fuel Standard volumes next week. Paul Winters with Clean Fuel Alliance America tells Brownfield the industry produces... Read More.