In EPA Renewable Fuels Proposal: RFS Reform, Biofuel Imports Top Concerns

On July 5, the EPA released its long anticipated 2018 Renewable Volume Obligation (RVOs) proposal, the proposed amount of biofuels it will require to be blended into the U.S. fuel supply in 2018, as part of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  The proposal is the first time that the EPA has chosen to lower total fuel volumes as compared to the previous year. Additionally, 2018 is the first year the EPA will trigger a potential administrative “reset” of the policy by lowering volumes.   

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20th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Policy Forum

The Expo is open to the public and free for attendees.

The 20th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO and Policy Forum will bring together 40-50 businesses, trade associations, and government agencies to showcase renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. In every state across the country, these technologies are having a significant impact in business development and job creation in the manufacturing, transmission, power, transportation, and building sectors.

The Expo is being held in cooperation with the bipartisan House Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucus and the Senate Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucus.


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