Sierra Club teams on lawsuit challenging EPA’s 2018 RFS volumes

February 12, 2018 |

In Washington, the Sierra Club and the Gulf Restoration Network filed a lawsuit in D.C. Circuit Court challenging the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to consult with wildlife agencies to ensure that its 2018 renewable fuel volume standards do not jeopardize federally listed species. The suit claims dramatic land conversion has occurred as a result of federal mandates to increase corn-based renewable fuels has had adverse impacts on habitat and species, including exacerbating the “Dead Zone” off the Gulf of Mexico.

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