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BIO Comments on RFS Standards for 2020 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volumes for 2021, Response to the Remand of the 2016 Standards

August 30, 2019

BIO's comments on the EPA’s administration of the of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)  program and how it has put the investments made by BIO Member companies at risk and threatens to prevent growth in advanced and cellulosic biofuels as the RFS intended. EPA’s expansion of granting small refinery exemptions (SRE) retroactively after setting the annual percentage standard ensures that the proposed annual volume obligations will not be met with liquid biofuels, contrary to the statute and congressional intent.

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BIO Comments on RFS Standards for 2020
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