RFS

Chicken Little, Er The Biofuel Industry Had A Pretty Good Year: Part II

Just over a year ago, the Primer highlighted how EPA finally recognized vehicle and fueling infrastructure compatibility constraints in using its legal authority to propose reducing the annual requirement for the nation’s biofuel mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard...

/ April 5, 2016

Ethanol Tip: When Filling Up On Fuel, Always Read The Label

How effective are warning labels? Research over the years has generally shown these labels to be broadly ineffective – and it appears this is also true for consumers at the pump, according to a recent survey from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute...

/ March 31, 2016

RFS Waivers for Total Renewable Fuels and Advanced Biofuels

EPA has waived cellulosic biofuels in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program (see January 2015 blog – “Cellulosic RFS Waiver History,” and December 2015 blog – “Update: RFS Cellulosic Biofuel Waivers“). However, EPA recently promulgated RFS rules for 2014-2016 (see 80...

/ January 15, 2016

Update: RFS Cellulosic Biofuel Waivers

I presented an overview of Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) cellulosic biofuel waivers in a January 2015 blog. Recently, EPA promulgated RFS rules for 2014-2016 (80 FR 77420; 12/14/15) and they included cellulosic biofuel waivers for 2014 – 2016. So it...

/ December 14, 2015