EPA Takes Heat For Renewable-Fuel Standard Review

Law360, New York (August 10, 2009, 1:33 PM EDT) -- Several lawmakers have joined biofuel industry representatives in decrying the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's peer review process for calculating lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions in renewable fuels, saying newly released documents indicate flaws and bias in EPA rulemaking.

The EPA on Friday released detailed information about its peer review process in setting the renewable fuel standard (RFS2) for biofuels in response to questions over how it came up with its proposed rule for lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions released during the production and use of biofuels under the...
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