Renewable Fuel Standard

March 27, 2018

Ethanol markets for biofuel credits rife with fraud and hucksters . . .

Loosely regulated market for biofuel credits spurs speculators and swindlers By EVAN HALPER  MAR 26, 2018 | 3:00 AM | WASHINGTON Andre Bernard made a killing selling a mirage. As oil refineries struggled to comply with federal mandates for blending renewable fuels into the nation’s gasoline and diesel supply, Bernard offered a solution: millions of dollars’ worth of biofuel credits […]
December 21, 2016

EPA Extends Comment Deadline on Key Renewable Fuel Standard Provision

In November, the EPA announced that it would deny a petition sought by refiners and importers of fuel to change the regulatory “point of obligation” within the RFS program.   In light of strong public interest, however, the agency announced that it will extend public comment an additional 30 days, through February 23, 2017.   […]
September 19, 2016

E&W Strategies' Parker Highlights Rampant Fraud in EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard Program

From Icahn’s lips to Trump’s economic policy plan (at least the first version) Washington Post By Steven Mufson September 16 When billionaire investor Carl Icahn speaks, Donald J. Trump apparently listens. The Trump economic blueprint initially issued Thursday took aim at an obscure program designed to promote the blending of ethanol with gasoline. The program sets minimum […]