EPA grants free RINs to oil refiners denied hardship waivers in 2014 and 2015

May 31, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has awarded HollyFrontier nearly $34 million worth of RINs to make up for a hardship waiver application denied in 2015 and an undisclosed amount of RINs for Sinclair to compensate for waivers denied in 2014 and 2015 for two of its refineries. All three refineries are located in Wyoming. The award of RINs is the first time the EPA has made such a move, one that will no doubt draw further ire from critics.

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