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The Environmental Protection Agency’s Authority to Amend the Renewable Fuel Standard

In this article: - Introduction - EPA’s Underlying Authority to Interpret the CAA - RFS Volume Mandate Reduction Authority under the CAA - Analysis of EPA’s Authority to Amend the RFS Regulatory...more

3/17/2014 - Clean Air Act Clean Energy Environmental Policies EPA Renewable Fuel Standard

Legal Alert: Energy Tax Reform: Current Updates And What It Means For Companies In The Energy Sector

Energy tax reform has been the subject of three recent, and very significant, administrative and legislative proposals: - The President’s 2015 budget, released on March 4, 2014; - The comprehensive tax reform plan...more

3/17/2014 - Energy Energy Tax Incentives Tax Reform

Legal Alert: EPA Issues Notice of Violation Alleging e-Biofuels, LLC Generated 33.5 Million Invalid RINs; EPA Plans to Seek Fines...

Today, December 18, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) of the Clean Air Act’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to e-Biofuels, LLC and its parent company Imperial Petroleum,...more

12/19/2013 - Biofuel EPA Fines Oil & Gas Penalties Refineries Renewable Fuel Standard RINs

Legal Alert: Renewable Fuel Standard Costs Reach Record Levels: Corn-Ethanol RINs at $1.18 per RIN

The federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requires gasoline and diesel refiners, blenders and importers to purchase and use an ever increasing number of renewable fuel credits (known as RINs) generated by renewable fuel...more

7/11/2013 - EPA Ethanol Renewable Energy RINs

EPA Proposes Biogas Amendments to the Renewable Fuel Standard: RIN Generation on Electricity from Biogas, Cellulosic RIN...

On May 21, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed amendments to the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that would further incorporate the use of biogas into the RFS. The RFS requires gasoline and diesel...more

5/24/2013 - Biofuel EPA Renewable Energy Renewable Fuel Standard RINs

Legal Alert: Renewable Fuel Standard Costs Increase 1400% in Two Months: Corn-Ethanol RINs Cross $1.00 per Gallon Threshold

The federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requires gasoline and diesel refiners, blenders and importers to purchase and use an ever increasing number of renewable fuel credits (known as RINs) representing volumes of renewable...more

3/12/2013 - Renewable Energy Renewable Fuel Standard RINs

Legal Alert: EPA Issues Amendments to the Renewable Fuel Standard to Address RIN Fraud

Earlier today and in the wake of the fraudulent renewable fuel credit (known as “RINs”) scandal that has shaken both the renewable fuel and petroleum industries, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a number of...more

2/1/2013 - EPA Renewable Energy Renewable Fuel Standard RIN

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