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Fact vs fiction: Bakken crude volatility and the WSJ

As Mark Twain* once said, never let the facts get in the way of a good story – and artistic licence certainly appears to have gripped the author of an article recently featured in The Wall Street Journal, titled “Crude...

/ March 10, 2015

The blendwall and rising RINs: market problems with the RFS

In an interview with OPIS Biofuels last week, EPA Office of Air Quality and Transportation Director Chris Grundler was drilled about the RFS rule announcements. In the course of doing so he made a remark which sums up many people’s...

/ February 23, 2015

Fresno: a no-car zone thanks to ozone?

The more stringent ozone rule proposed by EPA would, if implemented, significantly alter the day-to-day lives of people and businesses across the US. Nowhere is this more clearly seen than in Fresno, where residents may have to stop using their...

/ February 12, 2015

The Questionable Health Data Behind EPA’s Costly New Ozone Rule

Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began conducting public hearings on its proposal to implement a stricter standard on ozone – a rule that the National Association of Manufacturers has called “the most expensive regulation ever imposed on the American public.” To justify...

/ February 5, 2015