A new campaign from the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) spotlights the surging costs and unprecedented impact of biofuel mandates on U.S. refineries and the need for immediate action to get RFS costs under control.
The Court unanimously found that EPA lacks the authority to grant an RVP waiver to fuel containing more than 10 percent ethanol.
The Renewable Fuel Standard is more expensive in 2021 than at any other point in the program’s 15-year history. Soaring RFS prices signal that the RIN bank could run dry.
A nationwide 95 RON octane standard for vehicles can deliver major carbon reductions in the nation’s light-duty auto fleet faster and at a lower cost than any other proposal being considered by policymakers right now, especially policies seeking to force nationwide vehicle electrification.
Statement from Chet Thompson: A plain reading of the RFS makes clear that Congress intended for the small refinery hardship program to be a lasting safety net. There is no “use it or lose it” provision.
The Supreme Court is set to review RFS small refinery relief—what’s required to qualify and whether any small refinery can be forever disqualified.
Reducing emissions from the transportation sector is a focal point o many strategies to address climate change.iAnd within transportation, heavy freight poses a specific challenge.
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.
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.