Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2020 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2021, Response to the Remand of the 2016 Standards, and Other Changes

Source: By Federal Register Announcement • Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/07/17/2019-15223/renewable-fuel-standard-program-standards-for-2020-and-biomass-based-diesel-volume-for-2021-response

Summary

The EPA is announcing a public hearing to be held in Ypsilanti, MI on July 31, 2019 for the proposed rule “Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2020 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2021, Response to the Remand of the 2016 Standards, and Other Changes.” This proposed rule will be published separately in the Federal Register. The pre-publication version of this proposal can be found at https://www.epa.gov/​renewable-fuel-standard-program/​regulations-and-volume-standards-under-renewable-fuel-standard.In the separate notice of proposed rulemaking, EPA has proposed amendments to the renewable fuel standard program regulations that would establish annual percentage standards for cellulosic biofuel, biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuel, and renewable fuels that would apply to all gasoline and diesel produced in the U.S. or imported in the year 2020. In addition, the separate proposal includes a proposed biomass-based diesel applicable volume for 2020, a response to the remand of the 2016 standard-setting rulemaking, and several regulatory changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program including new pathways, flexibilities for regulated parties, and clarifications of existing regulations.

Dates

The public hearing will be held on July 31, 2019  at the following location: Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, 1275 S. Huron St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197 (phone number 734-487-2000).the location noted below under ADDRESSES. The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end when all parties present who wish to speak have had an opportunity to do so.

 

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