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U.S. District Court rules in favor of refiner waiver appeal

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A U.S. District Court that represents Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi has sided with oil refiners that sued EPA for denying small refinery waiver requests.

Renewable Fuels Association CEO Geoff Cooper calls Wednesday’s announcement by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals disappointing and says a decision on a national program like the Renewable Fuel Standard should be handled by the D.C. Circuit.

“In fact, the dissenting opinion, the judge who agreed with us, that was the basis of the dissent.

U.S. District Court rules in favor of refiner waiver appeal