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Author Topic: Complain that the RFS is too rigid. Complain that it's too flexible. *sigh* Back to Topics

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2013 10:06:38 AM

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Of the nation's 143 refineries, one was exempted from the EPA's ethanol mandate. Why?

The author basically slams the EPA for making an exception to the RFS for one refinery in 2013. We presume that the exception was allowed because of a situation like brer has outlined in which a refinery and producer are unbalanced, etc., as happened in 2011 and 2012. But the author claims this is unfair.

It seems that even as the defenders of oil bash the EPA for not being flexible enough, they like to turn around bash any apparent flexibility too.

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Champion Author Michigan

Joined:Aug 2009
Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 10:54:12 PM

Its politics as usual. Setup too many rules and watch as they are weaved thru
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Champion Author Mississippi

Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 3:20:04 PM

Personally, I'll stay away from ethanol fuels as long as possible
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Rookie Author Augusta

Joined:Aug 2013
Message Posted: Aug 12, 2013 7:03:56 AM

Flexibility should be YES or NO, not you are ok you are not. Favors for money = corruption. Personally I just want ethanol out of my gas because it isn't as good as pure gas. Buy an E85 car and buy that if you like it so much.
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Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2013 10:17:08 AM

Washington's Latest Special Favor
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