Last minute waivers spark legal challenge


A last-minute move by the Trump administration’s Environ­mental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant three small refinery ex­­emptions (SREs) last week drew sharp criticism and legal action from biofuel groups.

“This midnight-hour attempt by the Trump administration to damage the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and sabotage the ethanol industry’s recovery from the COVID pandemic simply cannot be allowed to prevail,” Geoff Cooper, the CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) told DTN.

Soon after the...

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