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NEWS UPDATE October 22, 2014

Court again tosses E15 challenge on lack of standing

Amanda Peterka, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted October 22, 2014

A federal court has once again struck down an industry challenge over U.S. EPA’s approval of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today ruled that a coalition of oil and auto trade groups lacked legal standing to challenge regulations stemming from EPA’s decision to allow the gasoline to be used in cars with model years 2001 and newer. The petitioners failed to establish standing “because they cannot show that their members have suffered or are threatened with suffering an injury in fact that is traceable to the regulation and redressable by a favorable decision,” the court wrote. [ read more … ]

Biofuels group launches six-figure ad buy across 3 states

By┬áLaura Barron-Lopez, The Hill  •    •  Posted October 22, 2014

Biofuel advocate Fuels America is launching a six-figure campaign in Minnesota, Michigan, and Nebraska. On Tuesday, the group announced the ad buys across the three states in support of four lawmakers who are facing reelection. [ read more … ]

Coalition launches six-figure ad blitz in 3 states

Amanda Peterka, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted October 22, 2014

Supporters of the renewable fuel standard today launched a six-figure ad campaign supporting three incumbent Democrats and one Republican in midterm election battles. The radio and television ads funded by the Fuels America coalition thank Minnesota Sen. Al Franken (D) and Reps. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Lee Terry (R-Neb.) for their support of the RFS, through which U.S. EPA sets mandated levels of renewable fuels that refiners must blend in petroleum gasoline and diesel. [ read more … ]

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