Proposed Legislation Would Scrap Renewable Fuel Program

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT) -- U.S. House lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would eliminate the government's controversial Renewable Fuel Standard program, or, in the alternative, scratch key requirements of the biofuel program, drawing cheers from the petroleum industry and scorn from the ethanol industry.

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, introduced the RFS Elimination Act, which would deep-six the program run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that aims to gradually increase the level of renewable fuels in U.S. gas supplies to 36 billion gallons by...
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