AFPM seeks court review of EPA’s year-round E15 authorization

Oil & Gas Journal: The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers asked a federal appeals court to review the US Environmental Protection Agency’s authorization for gasoline with 15% ethanol (E15) to be sold year-round in the US (OGJ Online, May 31, 2019). AFPM submitted its petition June 11 to US Appeals Court for the District of Columbia.

“We fully expect the court’s ruling to align with what the EPA and Congress have each previously concluded: the plain language of the Clean Air Act does not authorize a [Reid vapor pressure] waiver expansion beyond E10. Nothing has changed—a waiver for E15 is unlawful, plain and simple,” AFPM Pres. Chet Thompson separately said.

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