NATSO Comments to EPA on Renewable Fuel Standard
NATSO submitted formal comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on August 17, outlining the off-highway fuel retailer community’s concerns with how the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has been implemented in recent months, while providing the agency several ideas for how the RFS can be improved. The comments are in response to the agency’s proposed renewable fuel mandates for 2019. Those numbers will not be finalized until November.
“The RFS, when implemented properly, has proven to be an effective, market-based program that diversifies, enhances, and improves the emissions characteristics of the nation’s fuel supply while lowering costs for consumers. The program’s success has hinged on NATSO members’ ability to acquire, blend, and sell biodiesel on a cost effective basis relative to traditional diesel fuel,” NATSO wrote… Read More