New EPA administrator to continue issuing hardship waivers but with more transparence

August 1, 2018 |

In Washington, Platts reports that the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency told Congress that between appropriations that “remind” the agency to grant hardship waivers to small refineries as well as the fact that the EPA lost two lawsuits during the Obama administration for not granting enough waivers, his agency will continue to issue them. He did say the process would be more transparent, however. Republican senators from Iowa and South Dakota urged the new administrator to reallocate the RINs waived to other refineries but he didn’t commit.

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