Environment & Energy Report

EPA Proposes Delayed Biofuel-Blending Deadlines for Refiners

Jan. 14, 2021, 3:03 PM

Oil refiners would get more time to comply with 2019 biofuel-blending requirements under an EPA proposal set to be published Friday.

  • Under the proposed rule, small refineries would have until Nov. 30, 2021 to comply with 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard requirements.
  • Deadline for satisfying 2020 quotas would also shift to Jan. 31, 2022 for all fuel importers and refiners obligated to comply with the RFS
  • Public can comment on plan through March 11, 2021
  • Background: EPA Readies Biofuel Waivers, Delays for Trump’s Final Days

To contact the reporters on this story:
Jennifer A. Dlouhy in Washington at jdlouhy1@bloomberg.net;

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