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Industry warns of gasoline spike in formal plea against ethanol mandate

Failing to drop the renewable fuel quotas could cause gasoline prices to spike and result in “severe economic harm” for the United States, said the American Petroleum Institute and the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, in their first-ever formal request for a waiver of the eight-year-old mandate.
(Steve Hockstein/Bloomberg)

Grid reliability bill heads to Senate in time for summer heat

The House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that would shield electric utilities from environmental fines and lawsuits if they keep power flowing in emergencies.
Sugarcane is harvested in Brazil for BP's Tropical ethanol plant, part of BP's biofuels expansion in the South American country. (Marc Morrison/BP)

Court rejects EPA biofuel mandate

A federal appeals court in Washington today canceled a mandate from the Environmental Protection Agency that required refiners to buy a type of ethanol that isn’t available in commercial quantities.
Categories: Biofuels