Environment & Energy Report

Refineries Lose Bid for Rehearing in Biofuel Waiver Case

April 7, 2020, 9:50 PM

10th Circuit Court of Appeals rejects refiners’ bid to rehear a case challenging the Trump administration’s ability to exempt oil companies from biofuel-blending requirements.

  • Wynnewood Refining Company LLC and HollyFrontier Cheyenne Refining had asked the court to rehear the case en banc, after a three-judge panel in January invalidated three refinery waivers
  • They can now appeal to the Supreme Court
  • NOTE: Trump administration chose not to seek a rehearing
  • Link to docket here (Bloomberg Law subscription)
  • Background: Fewer Refineries Able to Get Biofuel Waivers Under Trump Plan

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