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Pruitt offers assurances on maintaining RFS levels

Biofuel groups voice concerns over proposed reductions in RFS as comment period comes to a close.

In response to concerns raised by several Midwest senators, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt sent a letter late Thursday that outlined his commitment to establishing final 2018 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) at levels equal to or greater than those the agency proposed in July, in addition to a commitment to finalize the rule by the Nov. 30 statutory deadline.

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