EPA faces lawsuit from industry over biofuel mandate

10/8/2013 | Hill, The

The American Petroleum Institute is challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel requirements for 2013, calling them unrealistic and bad public policy. Under the standards, refiners this year must use millions of gallons of ethanol, but there are only 142,000 gallons available for blending, API said. "EPA issued this year's requirements nine months late and has once again mandated significantly more cellulosic ethanol than is available in the marketplace," said Harry Ng, API's vice president and legal counsel.

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