NEWS
Court: Ethanol Subject to CO2 Rules
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Fri Jul 12, 2013 03:25 PM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Ethanol and other biofuel producers will no longer be exempt from obtaining a Clean Air Act air pollution permit as a major emitter of carbon dioxide, following a court ruling handed down Friday morning.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday vacated an Environmental Protection Agency three-year deferral for biogenic emitters of carbon dioxide, such as ethanol biorefineries, saying the EPA's exemption was "arbitrary and capricious. The court ruled in favor of a petition for review by the Center for Biological Diversity, argued before the court April 8.

The court ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Blog
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Blog
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Blog
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Blog