2016 UPDATES

January 4, 2016:  EPA issues notice of intent to revoke the ability of Genscape to verify RINs as a third party auditor under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Quality Assurance Program.  Learn more.

December 20, 2016:  EPA extends comment period 30 days for Proposed Denial to Change the Point of Obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard program.  Learn more.

December 12, 2016:  EPA issues final rule for renewable fuel standards for 2017 and biomass-based diesel volume for 2018. Learn more.

November 10, 2016:  EPA denies petitions to initiate rulemaking to change the point of obligation for compliance under the Renewable Fuel Standard program.  Learn more.

November 2016:  EPA issues cellulostic waiver credit price calculation for 2017, setting CWC price at $2.00.  Learn more

September 15, 2016:  RINAlliance marketers reduce carbon emissions by 10 million metric tons.  Learn more.

July 11, 2016:  NATSO comments on definition of obligated party under the EPA RFS proposed standards for 2017 and biomass-based diesel volume for 2018. NATSO urges EPA to "explicitly reject the idea of revising the definition of obligated party under the RFS."  Learn more.

June 13, 2016:  Valero petitions EPA for rulemaking on RFS definition of obligated party. Valero proposes to shift the point of obligation from the refiner to the blender.  Learn more

February 26, 2016:  Revised procedures for filing 2016 retroactive and new 2016 biodiesel blending credit claims.  Learn more.

 

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