EPA Accused Of Slow-Walking Ethanol Cap Decision

Law360, New York (June 21, 2010, 3:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision to delay a final ruling on whether to raise the maximum ethanol content in blended fuels to 15 percent is drawing ire from pro-ethanol lawmakers and companies, who say the holdup is impeding domestic renewable fuel development.

The EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy jointly announced in a letter to industry stakeholders Thursday that they would not make their highly anticipated final call on the pending E15 waiver — which would set the maximum amount of ethanol in blended...
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