House Urges EPA to Waive RFS

More than 150 House lawmakers and seven senators sent letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week, urging the agency to waive its renewal fuel standard (RFS) out of concern for economic harm from rising corn prices due to this summer’s drought, Inside EPA reports. The request echoes livestock groups’ recent petition to…

Hot Fuel Litigation Heats Up Again

Last week, class action claims against gasoline retailers were kept alive by a Kansas federal judge. The litigation alleged retailers sold gasoline without revealing or accounting for temperature expansion, refusing to reconsider a denial of the retailers’ motion to dismiss, said a Law360 report. “Defendants’ motion for reconsideration of motion to dismiss for lack of…