White House Postpones Talks on US Biofuel Mandate: Refinery Source
by Meghan Gordon bankr(Platts) The White House has postponed a fourth round of talks between refinery and biofuel interests about reforming the US biofuel mandate, according to a refinery source close to the negotiations.
The meeting set for Thursday may have been overtaken by an announcement on President Donald Trump’s proposed steel and aluminum tariffs.
It would have been Trump’s fourth meeting on proposals to reform the Renewable Fuel Standard and the third in just two weeks.
Renewable Identification Number prices have plunged 27% since February 22, the day before reports emerged that the White House had invited senators on both sides of the debate for a summit last week. READ MORE