House Bill Would Tie EPA Biofuel Quota To Production

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 4:04 PM EST) -- A bipartisan pair of congressmen on Wednesday introduced a bill to require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to base its cellulosic biofuel quotas for petroleum refiners and importers on actual production figures, saying the agency’s current targets are unattainable.

H.R. 550, unofficially titled the Phantom Fuel Reform Act of 2013, would amend the EPA’s renewable fuel program, which mandates the addition of certain renewable fuel additives to the U.S. petroleum supply, to require cellulosic biofuel quotas to be based on actual current industry production and not...
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