API, AFPM urge EPA to consider actual production in biofuel quotas

The US Environmental Protection Agency should rely more heavily on actual production than on future projections in determining its 2014 renewable fuel quotas, the American Petroleum Institute and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers jointly said in comments filed Jan. 28 with the agency. "We think EPA's decision to reconsider the 2013 mandate reflects recognition there were flaws in the way the rules were finalized," API Senior Fuels Advisor Patrick Kelly told reporters in a Jan. 29 teleconference. "We think there's a problem with EPA's methodology in how it's setting the mandates in the first place." API and AFPM agree with EPA's recognition that an ethanol...

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