Shaping The Renewable Fuels Industry Beyond 2010

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On May 26, 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a proposed rulemaking (RFS NOPR) that would amend and significantly expand the regulations governing the use of renewable fuels in the transportation sector.

The proposed regulations, published in the Federal Register at 74 Fed. Reg. 24904, would implement the requirements of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), revising the National Renewable Fuel Standard first enacted under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct).

The proposal would require significant increases in the volume of...
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