EPA

The Clean Power Plan’s Unstable Legal Footing

Although President Obama’s controversial Clean Power Plan (CPP) has been debated at length for several months, its legal failings finally came under the microscope during oral argument in W Virginia et al. v EPA et al. in the DC Circuit...

/ September 29, 2016

The RFS is flying blind

Back in 2005, the Renewable Fuel Standard and its corn ethanol mandate were sold to the American public on three key themes: rising gasoline use, foreign oil dependency, and environmental stewardship.

/ August 24, 2016

Ethanol lobbyist group’s CFTC complaint further evidence of broken RFS

Alarm bells have been ringing recently at the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), and its latest response was to write to both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, alleging that obligated parties (such as refiners) are...

/ August 3, 2016

Regulatory Reform Needs To Happen

Amid the hours of granular policy and technical discussions at this year’s Energy Information Administration energy conference, one message from the private sector came through loud and clear: regulatory reform must happen.

/ July 12, 2016