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EPA Misses Own RFS Deadline
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:57 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Environmental Protection Agency missed its own deadline Friday to finalize 2014 renewable fuel blending requirements under the Renewable Fuels Standard.

The American Petroleum Institute, which has pushed for reduced blending requirements, has criticized the delay in setting the 2014 Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO), while biofuel trade groups continue to push for a higher blending mandate from what the EPA proposed in November 2013.

EPA, the administrator of the RFS, had previously announced that the 2014 RVO for refiners, blenders and importers would be finalized by June 20. In November, EPA proposed reducing volume mandates for ...

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