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EPA Says Fuel Retailers Can't Fight Renewable Mandates

Law360 (February 21, 2018, 9:22 PM EST) -- A trade group representing small fuel retailers can't challenge U.S. Environmental Protection Agency benchmarks for renewable fuels blended into the nation's gas and diesel supply because its members aren’t subject to the rule, the agency told the D.C. Circuit Tuesday.

The EPA said there were “fatal defects” in a petition brought by the Small Retailers Coalition, a trade association for independent gas stations. The group alleged the EPA didn’t consider the economic hardship the Renewable Fuel Standard program created for its members, in violation of the Regulatory Flexibility Act,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Small Retailers Coalition v. EPA, et al

Case Number



Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

August 29, 2017

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