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Supreme Court to review 10th Circuit SRE decision in April

Supreme Court to review 10th Circuit SRE decision in April

January 11, 2021 |

In Washington, Reuters reports the Supreme Court has agreed to review the 10th Circuit Court’s January 2020 ruling on how the Environmental Protection Agency approves small refinery exemptions under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The court ruling has sent the industry and RIN markets on their heads with the EPA forced to rework how SREs are […]

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EPA wants Supreme Court to wait a month before deciding to hear SRE petition

EPA wants Supreme Court to wait a month before deciding to hear SRE petition

November 5, 2020 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that in response to the oil industry’s attempts to get the Supreme Court to review the January 10th Circuit decision regarding small refinery exemptions, the Environmental Protection Agency has asked the court to wait until December 14 to decide whether to hear the case or not. The court was meant to […]

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EPA’s RFS waivers make it to Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination hearing

EPA’s RFS waivers make it to Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination hearing

October 18, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., The Hill reports that during the politically-charged confirmation hearing for Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination for the Supreme Court, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) specifically asked Barrett about cases involving renewable fuel standard waivers, which give exemptions to requirements for a certain amount of ethanol to be blended into fuel. Ernst, who has been […]

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Valero Energy and AFPM Petition Supreme Court on RFS’ Point of Obligation

Valero Energy and AFPM Petition Supreme Court on RFS’ Point of Obligation

January 5, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., Valero Energy Corporation and the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to look at whether the EPA is following the law by not considering past petitions to change the point of obligation in the RFS. Valero and AFPM wants the EPA to consider requiring fuel blenders to follow […]

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Supreme Court refuses to hear case on California’s LCFS

Supreme Court refuses to hear case on California’s LCFS

July 1, 2014 |

In Washington, the Supreme Court has decided not to hear the case claiming California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard falls foul with the constitution, and the case will now be sent back to a lower court. The California Air Resources Board cheered the decision, saying that the time for delaying the implementation of the policy is […]

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Now 21 states file brief with Supreme Court to question LCFS

Now 21 states file brief with Supreme Court to question LCFS

April 29, 2014 |

In Washington, 21 states filed a brief with the Supreme Court requesting a review of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling that California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard was constitutional. Growth Energy and the RFA has also asked the Supreme Court to rule on the LCFS’s legality. The 9th District Circuit Court ruled in 2011 […]

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Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy to petition Supreme Court over California LCFS

Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy to petition Supreme Court over California LCFS

March 23, 2014 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy are petitioning the Supreme Court to make a final determination regarding California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, which the plaintiffs claim is constitutionally flawed, as it discriminates against out-of-state commerce and seeks to regulate conduct in other states. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed the […]

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Supreme Court throws out appeal of pro-E15 ruling

Supreme Court throws out appeal of pro-E15 ruling

June 24, 2013 |

In Washington, the Supreme Court has sent back to D.C. Circuit Court the challenge made to the EPA’s approval of E15 launched by the American Petroleum Institute, Grocery Manufacturers Association and a consortium. Pro-ethanol forces such as the RFA, ACE and Growth Energy all claimed victory against the anti-ethanol movement led by the oil and […]

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Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers wants Supreme Court opinion on E15

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers wants Supreme Court opinion on E15

March 26, 2013 |

In Washington, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers on Monday filed a petition with the Supreme Court asking it to overturn the DC Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision that it nor the parties in the case ruled last in August had the right to legally challenge E15.  Fuels America says the legal wrangle over E15 stems […]

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US Supreme Court will not hear case trying to kill the RFS

US Supreme Court will not hear case trying to kill the RFS

November 9, 2011 |

In Washington, the US Supreme Court has ruled that it will not hear a case brought forward by the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association, along with the American Petroleum Institute seeking to strike down the Renewable Fuel Standard. According to USAgNet, the request centered on whether a federal agency that misses a statutory deadline for […]

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