28 Aug '13, 1pm

RFA letter urges EPA to deny Big Oil’s contrived #RFS waiver petition #ethanol

(August 28, 2013) WASHINGTON — In a letter sent today to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) urged EPA to reject the petition for a partial waiver of the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) submitted recently by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM). “Big Oil’s attempt to completely rewrite and redefine the statute pertaining to RFS waivers is just another shameless example of how far they’ll go to protect their market share and block larger volumes of renewable fuel from reaching the consumer,” said Bob Dinneen, RFA’s President and CEO. “Not only do API and AFPM blatantly contort the meaning and intent of the statute, but, as trade associations, they aren’t even entitled to file a petition for a waiver in the first place.” According to RFA’s letter, ...

Full article: http://www.ethanolrfa.org/news/entry/rfa-letter-urges-epa...

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