Five Republican Senators threaten to block EPA administrator confirmation over RFS

February 14, 2019 |

In Washington, Bloomberg reports that five Republican Senators led by Senator Ted Cruz have sent a letter to the acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency saying they would have a hard time voting to confirm him into the position unless he finds ways to lower the regulatory burden for independent oil refiners by reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard. The letter very specifically leads the reader down the policy routes that they are demanding in exchange for their votes.

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