Fuels

EPA’s Waiver Authority Is Unambiguous

EPA’s Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, Janet McCabe, was grilled at a recent Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing with questions surrounding the legality of the agency’s decision to use its general waiver authority to cut...

/ June 19, 2015

EPA’s Proposed Biofuel Mandate Risks Busting the Blend Wall: The High Level Takeaway

The recent May 29 EPA proposal to set RFS rules for 2014, 2015 and 2016 has again reminded everyone of the complexity and confusion surrounding this legislation – and nowhere is that confusion more apparent than when the RFS discussion...

/ June 9, 2015

New Survey Shows That Pump Labels Are Inadequate

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has long been concerned about the potential for misfueling by consumers at the pump – and the findings of a recent survey by the organization show this concern is well-founded.

/ June 2, 2015

Others Are Also Concerned About E15 Summer Volatility and Pump Labels

On April 27, 2015, I wrote a blog, “EPA Should Enforce Its Own RVP and Pump Label Regulations on E15.” Since then, there have been some developments on this topic, chiefly regarding consumer confusion and fears over misfueling. 

/ May 27, 2015