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ELR Congressional Update

Americans For Clean Energy v. EPA

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that EPA erred in how it interpreted and used the “inadequate domestic supply” waiver in the Renewable Fuel Standard law when setting low renewable fuel volumes for 2014-2016. In December 2015, EPA promulgated a...

81 FR 80828

ELR Federal Agency Update

Iowa: Energy (generally)

ELR State Update Item

United States v. Gunselman

ELR Case

The Fifth Circuit upheld an individual's sentence and conviction for wire fraud, money laundering, and CAA violations for selling false renewable fuel credits. The individual represented to EPA and to fuel companies seeking to purchase...

H.R. 4673, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

California: Energy

ELR State Update Item

Hermes Consolidated, LLC v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit vacated and remanded an EPA decision denying an oil refinery's request to extend its exemption from the Agency's renewable fuels program. The program requires oil refineries to meet annual obligations concerning the...

79 FR 42077

ELR Federal Agency Update

Monroe Energy, LLC v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit upheld EPA's renewable fuels standard (RFS) for 2013. Because EPA reduced the cellulosic ethanol blending requirement for 2013 but not the total renewable fuel volume, petroleum refiners filed suit arguing the rule...