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A Cautionary Tale – GHG NSPS Not Just for Utilities

Some in the refining industry breathed a sigh of relief when the Obama Administration signaled earlier this year that they would not propose a refinery greenhouse gas New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) while they were in office. In addition, environmental...

/ July 17, 2014

Fact check: Correcting Errors in Misleading RFA Report on the Oil Industry’s Influence on E15 and E85

We’ve taken a close look at a report by the Renewable Fuel Association (RFA), which blames the oil industry for E15 and E85’s failure to penetrate the market. Not surprising, but the report gets more than a few things wrong.  

/ July 15, 2014

Punkten Ziel! (Score!)

High fives to Mario Gotze and team Germany for winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The world’s most popular sport, or football as it’s more popularly known, is sweeping the nation. More than 26 million Americans watched as Germany put...

/ July 15, 2014

RFS: High Cost, No Benefit

There is no doubt that Congress had the best of intentions when it enacted the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2005 and expanded it in 2007. At a time of growing imports, seeking to achieve energy independence through renewable fuels was...

/ July 14, 2014