Growth Energy goes after EPA in court over hardship waivers

February 5, 2019 |

In Washington, Feedstuffs reports that Growth Energy filed a petition in appeals court in DC regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s failure to boost the 2019 blending mandate following issuance of small refinery hardship exemptions that eroded ethanol demand by cutting the number of RINs required for compliance with the Renewable Fuels Standards. Growth Energy says the agency’s failure to replace the waived RIN compliance goes against the law. It estimates 2.25 billion gallons of ethanol demand have been lost due to the waivers.

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