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Refiners Welcome EPA Decision on RFS Compliance Deadlines

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM appreciates the quick action taken by Administrator Regan and EPA staff to formally extend Renewable Fuel Standard compliance deadlines. In this moment, with surging RIN prices and slowly recovering fuel demand, refineries welcome this extra time and the flexibility it affords them to figure out how they will fulfill their individual RIN obligations.

AFPM Urges Administrator Regan to Take Decisive Action on RFS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM president & CEO Chet Thompson, on behalf of United States refineries, today sent an appeal to new EPA Administrator Michael Regan urging him to take swift action on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by extending compliance deadlines and setting achievable targets for the current and coming years.

RFS: Fix the Mess

Ethanol is a valuable source of octane in fuel, but there is a limit to how much our gasoline can take. Today, there simply isn’t the fuel demand, infrastructure or consumer appetite to absorb an arbitrary 15-billion gallons of ethanol.