Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Applauds EPA's Rejection of a Petition to Retroactively Waive the 2011 Renewable Fuel Standard

Published: May 29, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today expressed support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s denial of a January 2012 petition by petroleum industry representatives to retroactively waive the 2011 cellulosic biofuel Renewable Volume Obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Brent Erickson, executive vice president of BIO’s Industrial & Environmental Section issued the following statement:

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