Court Denies Calif. LCFS Rehearing
Wed Jan 22, 2014 05:29 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' denied a petition on Wednesday, Jan. 22, seeking the rehearing en banc in the litigation regarding California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard.

Petitions were filed in early October by ethanol trade associations including the Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy, asking the court for a rehearing with regard to a September ruling that determined the LCFS does not violate the U.S. interstate commerce laws.

The September ruling overturned a December 2011 ruling that the LCFS was in violation of interstate commerce, and discriminated against fuels produced out of the state, ...

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