Direct Final Rule to Identify Additional Fuel Pathways under the Renewable Fuel Standard Program
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On February 27, 2012, EPA published a notice to withdraw the amendments to the RFS2 regulations issued via direct final rule on January 5, 2012. The amendments would have expanded Table 1 of § 80.1426 to identify additional renewable fuel production pathways and pathway components that could be used in producing qualifying renewable fuel under the RFS2 program. EPA intends to address all comments in a subsequent final action, which will be based on the parallel proposed rule also published on January 5, 2012 (77 FR 462). As stated in the direct final rule and the parallel proposed rule, we will not institute a second comment period on this action.
- Fact Sheet: EPA Issues Direct Final Rule for Additional Qualifying Renewable Fuel Pathways under the RFS2 Program (PDF)(4 pp, 299 K, November 2011, EPA-420-F-11-043)
- Withdrawal Notice of Direct Final Rule (PDF) (2 pp, 199 K, published March 5, 2012)
- Direct Final Rule (PDF) (28 pp, 2.83 MB, published January 5, 2012)
- Proposed Rule (PDF) (6 pp, 167 K, published January 5, 2012)