Request for Comment on Letters Seeking a Waiver of the Renewable Fuel Standard
(Environmental Protection Agency) On August 20, 2012, EPA issued a request for comment on letters seeking a waiver of the volume requirements of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The Governors of Arkansas and North Carolina requested that EPA waive a portion of the Renewable Fuel Standard under section 211(o)(7) of the Clean Air Act. Under this statute, EPA shall decide on a waiver request within 90 days of receiving it, in consultation with the Departments of Agriculture and Energy.
- Request for Comment (PDF) (8 pp, 150K, prepublication, signed August 20, 2012)
- Letter from Mike Beebe, Governor of the State of Arkansas, to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of EPA (PDF) (1 pp, 453K, August 13, 2012)
- Letter from Beverly Eaves Perdue, Governor of the State of North Carolina, to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of EPA (PDF) (2 pp, 1.01MB, August 14, 2012)