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RFS Rule Delay Seen Likely
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Thu Jun 19, 2014 06:12 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- EPA likely will not issue final 2014 Renewable Fuels Standard volume requirements this week as the agency had planned, a National Biodiesel Board spokesman said Thursday.

EPA, the administrator of the RFS, had previously announced the 2014 Renewable Volume Obligation rule for refiners, blenders and importers would be finalized by Friday, June 20.

"Clearly, the rule won't be finalized tomorrow (Friday)," Ben Evans, director of public affairs and federal communications for the NBB, told DTN on Thursday.

EPA could not be reached for comment Thursday.

"The EPA still hasn't sent the final proposal back to OMB ...

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