D.C. Circuit Denies Biofuel Makers’ Challenge Over EPA’s Test Fuel Rule
Mealey's (July 17, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulation requiring that testing for new motor vehicles use “commercially available” fuel is not arbitrary and capricious, the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 14, overruling a petition by manufacturers of biofuel, arguing that the rule creates a catch-22 (Energy Future Coalition, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 14-1123, D.C. Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 12078).
(Opinion available. Document #08-150814-016Z.)
A panel of Circuit Judges David S. Tatel, Brett M. Kavanagh and...