Renewable Fuel Standard

Bi-Bi, RFS

There’s not much these days that can unite Republicans and Democrats. But there is one issue that has bipartisan agreement: the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is fundamentally broken. In the last week, there were two op-eds published in The Hill...

/ October 8, 2014

EPA’s Standard Operating Procedures for RFS: Delay, Delay, Delay

The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires EPA to promulgate volumes for the annual Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by November 30 of the previous year.  This was intended to provide all stakeholders with a minimum 30 day lead time before the commencement...

/ September 15, 2014

Fuels America Cries Doomsday, But the Truth Will Set You Free

Another day, another disingenuous ad from Fuels America. The latest absurdity claims that EPA’s proposed rule implementing the 2014 RFS will deal a fatal blow to the nascent cellulosic biofuels industry. The problem? EPA actually proposed raising the cellulosic mandate from...

/ August 26, 2014

RFA’s Dinneen Mad as…

All eyes are on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the wait continues for the agency to finalize the 2014 Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) required under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), but apparently some are growing more than impatient. Renewable Fuel...

/ August 13, 2014