EPA Biofuel Draft Rule Comes Under Fire In House

Law360, New York (May 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Critics of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency draft rule for determining greenhouse gas emissions for renewable fuels railed against including both direct and indirect emissions in the calculations before a U.S. House of Representatives panel Wednesday, arguing the science for assessing indirect emissions is unreliable.

In a hearing by the House subcommittee on conservation, credit, energy and research, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle expressed their frustrations with a proposed rule the EPA issued Tuesday on the Renewable Fuels Standard, saying it would impede the...
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