RFA Reaction to EPA Proposal

ethanol-report-adAgency (EPA) has released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016 and Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen is disappointed.

In this interview, Dinneen talks about why he believes the proposal is a step backward for the RFS and how it places the potential growth in renewable fuels in the hands of the oil companies.

Interview with RFA CEO Bob Dinneen on EPA RFS volume proposal

Separate sound bites:

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen says EPA’s proposed volume requirements under the RFS are a step backward.
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Dinneen compares what EPA has proposed for each year to what he believes it should be under the statute.
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Dinneen reacts to EPA’s assessment that the proposal is “ambitious and responsible.”
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Dinneen commends USDA for announcing funding for higher ethanol blend infrastructure such as blender pumps.
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The EPA is accepting comment on the proposed volume levels until July 27 and there will be a public hearing on it next month.
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