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House Biofuel Hearing on “Abuse of Secret Waivers” - Octane Standard Proposed

The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing this morning entitled, “Protecting the RFS: The Trump Administration’s Abuse of Secret Waivers” about the small refinery exemption (SRE) process. Specifically, the hearing focused on a legislative proposal sponsored by House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-Minnesota), the Renewable Fuel Integrity Act. The bill would: • Sets an annual deadline of 1 June for small refineries to petition for exemption from the upcoming year’s blending requirements • Require public disclosure of any information included in petitions for exemption from the annual blending requirements This dramatically changes the timeline for SRE waivers. The end of the...

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