Five Senators demand Trump end hardship waivers for refiners

April 10, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that five Senators wrote a letter to President Trump calling for an end to hardship waivers for oil refiners that allow them to skirt around their ethanol blending or RIN compliance requirements until a more transparent process for their approval can be developed. They say the raft of waivers being issued is undermining the Renewable Fuel Standard and is jeopardizing the rural economy that has become so dependent on the ethanol industry.

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