Farm groups and lawmakers are frustrated with the EPA’s 2020 biofuels announcement. The lack of increased conventional biofuel volumes and biomass-based diesel volumes are a concern. National Biodiesel Board Vice President of Federal Affairs Kurt Kovarik says this final rule is out of step with congressional intent and President Trump’s promises. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley isn’t happy with the language surrounding small refinery exemptions, saying the EPA is playing games with the U.S. ethanol industry.
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