Chairman of Senate’s environment committee demands EPA assess RFS impacts on water, air and land quality

December 7, 2017 |

In Washington, Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to request that the EPA complete overdue studies assessing the impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard on air, water, and land quality.

Under sections 211(v) of the Clean Air Act and 204 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). Under section 211(v) of the Clean Air Act, EPA was required, by May 19, 2009, to study whether the RFS “will adversely impact air quality.”

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