The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is an American federal program that requires transportation fuel sold in the United States to contain a minimum volume of renewable fuels.

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Ohio Mayors Are Right to Seek RFS Relief for Refineries

Toledo, Ohio, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz and Oregon, Ohio, Mayor Mike Seferian have appealed to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to secure relief for local refineries experiencing severe economic harm because of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) — the federal law that requires refineries to pay to prove that ethanol is added to motor gasoline every year.

Governors of Five States Urge EPA to Waive 2020 RFS Compliance Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of governors from Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming have petitioned EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to exercise his agency’s general waiver authority to waive Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance burdens for the year 2020 due to the experience of severe economic hardship throughout the refining industry and nationally amid COVID-19.