NEWS
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:23 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Renewable Fuels Association, an ethanol trade association, sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday urging the agency to reject a petition for a partial waiver of the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard submitted by the American Petroleum Institute and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, two oil industry trade associations.

The oil industry said the RFS is unworkable as it approaches the blend wall -- the saturation point for ethanol in the nation's gasoline pool based on current gasoline standards and consumer preference. The trade associations filed a petition with the EPA to lower the ...

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