EIA’s Estimates of Gasoline Sales – How Did it Get So Late So Soon?

A few weeks ago I posted an article detailing EPA’s continued tardiness in issuing the 2014 RFS volumes. Today, I’d like to draw attention to similar problems with the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

/ October 17, 2014

RFA E85 Study is a Worthy Shakespearean Plot

Upon hearing of his wife’s death, Shakespeare’s MacBeth starts into a soliloquy about the insignificance of life, lamenting,  … It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing. If it was ever thus, it...

/ October 8, 2014

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