Judge Won't Give $5.5M Credit To Fuel Co. For Brown Grease

Law360, New York (June 28, 2017, 8:30 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal court sided with the government Wednesday in ruling that a grease recycling company should not recover $5.5 million in tax credits for the alternative fuel mixture the company produced, saying it relied on an improper method to calculate what it was due.

District Judge Gregory A. Presnell said Affordable Bio Feedstock Inc. should receive an alternative fuel mixture tax credit of 50 cents per gallon only for the amount of brown grease — a cooking byproduct containing fat and oils — that is part of the final refined fuel mixture. The company is not due the credit for...

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