Thirty-five members of Congress have called on the EPA to end the practice of granting small refinery exemptions for large or unqualified refineries. Fifty-four exemption requests have been granted since President Trump took office without a single denial. The bipartisan letter said that is “a betrayal to rural communities” and threatens the farm sector. The letter was signed by Minnesota Representatives Collin Peterson, Angie Craig and Jim Hagedorn; North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong and South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson.
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