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Biofuel and Agriculture Groups Petition to EPA regarding Lost RFS Volumes from Small Refinery Exemptions

RE: Petition for Reconsideration of 40 C.F.R. §80.1405(c), EPA Docket No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2005–0161, promulgated in 75 Fed. Reg. 14,670 (Mar. 26, 2010); Petition for Reconsideration of Periodic Reviews for the Renewable Fuel Standard Program, 82 Fed. Reg. 58,364 (Dec. 12, 2017)

Dear Administrator Pruitt:


Pursuant to Clean Air Act (“CAA”) Section 307(d)(7)(B), the Renewable Fuels Association, American Coalition for Ethanol, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, Growth Energy, National Biodiesel Board, National Corn Growers Association, and National Farmers Union (collectively, the “Coalition”) hereby petition the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to (1) convene a proceeding to reconsider the annual standard equations in 40 C.F.R. § 80.1405(c), Docket No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2005–0161, 75 Fed. Reg. 14,670, 14,867 (Mar. 26, 2010) (hereinafter referred to as the “Annual Standard Equations” or “Final Rule”), attached hereto as Appendix A and (2) convene a proceeding to reconsider the final action entitled “Periodic Reviews for the Renewable Fuel Standard Program,” notice of which was published at 82 Fed. Reg. 58,364 (Dec. 12, 2017), attached hereto as Appendix B.

 

Biofuel and Agriculture Groups Petition to EPA Regarding Lost Volumes of RFS from Small Refinery Exemptions