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Tue May 6, 2014 02:28 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected a petition by Monroe Energy, LLC challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard blending mandate but decided to put on hold a ruling on the agency's more-than-eight-month-late issuance of the 2013 mandate until further review by the EPA.

By statue, the EPA must issue the mandate by Nov. 30 of the preceding year. The 2013 mandate was issued Aug. 6, 2013, more than eight months late.

The total RFS volume requirement for 2013 was originally set at 16.55 billion gallons of renewable fuel, ...

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