The latest White House meeting on U.S. biofuel policy resulted in an agreement in principle to sell E15 year-round and impose no caps on the price of Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs). However, a proposal long thought to be dead was brought back to life on Tuesday.
Biofuel producers find themselves in a discomforting, but all-too-familiar, situation again this year. Valuable tax incentives have been allowed to expire once again, and Republican tax writers are openly questioning whether those and other lapsed tax breaks should be allowed to die.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 - Just a day after EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt sent a letter aimed at silencing strong concerns voiced by Midwestern U.S. senators and governors about implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard, a northeastern governor weighed in on behalf of refineries, asking for a waiver.