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NEWS UPDATE October 23, 2014

Ethics Group Sues EPA for RFS Documents

by Cindy Zimmerman, Domestic Fuel  •    •  Posted October 23, 2014

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) today sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to provide documents regarding oil industry efforts to influence the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). [ read more … ]

Watchdog sues EPA over 2014 RFS documents

Amanda Peterka, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted October 23, 2014

A nonprofit legal watchdog yesterday launched a lawsuit against U.S. EPA accusing the agency of failing to respond to a request for documents related to the renewable fuel standard. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington had requested documents under the Freedom of Information Act tied to the agency’s shaping of the 2014 mandates for renewable fuels. In a complaint filed yesterday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the group said that EPA had failed to respond within the required 20 business days after it filed the request [ read more … ]

Groups seek foreign buyers for ethanol cereal byproduct

By Don Jenkins, Capital Press  •    •  Posted October 23, 2014

Elahi is shopping for feed for poultry, fish and shrimp, which are being raised in a country that lags behind its neighbors in per capita consumption of meat. “We are hungry. We are 160 million people,” he said. “There is an opportunity for you and an opportunity for us, too.”
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