NEWS
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Thu Sep 20, 2012 02:12 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Four Congressmen introduced a bill Thursday to require the Environmental Protection Agency to police and authenticate renewable identification numbers, credits used for biofuels blending mandate compliance.

Under HR 6444, the "Stop RIN Fraud Act of 2012" sponsored by Congressman Gene Green, D-Texas; Pete Olson, R-Texas; Marsha Blackburn R-Tenn.; and Jim Matheson, D-Utah, requires EPA to establish a process for certifying RIN validity when RINs are generated with the fuel. The system must be in place by Jan. 1, 2013.

The RFS, administered by the EPA, mandates obligated parties -- refiners, blenders and importers -- to blend ...

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