Results tagged dc+circuit+court+of+appeals

Huffington Post Green: Biofuels and Biomass Lose Favor: Investors Beware!

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the EPA, stating the agency has no basis for a three-year deferral that would have exempted CO2 from "biogenic" sources (ethanol, biomass, municipal wastes, landfill gases) from greenhouse gas regulations under the Clean Air Act.

Reuters: U.S. court says biofuel producers must face carbon emissions rules

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated a three-year deferral put in place in 2011 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that temporarily exempted paper and wood product manufacturers and ethanol producers from curbing the release of greenhouse gases.

Press Release: Court Strikes Down Cellulosic Biofuel Mandate – Finds EPA Exceeded Statutory Authorit

In a decision that questions the motivation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit today vacated EPA’s 2012 cellulosic biofuel mandate, concluding that its biased forecast was in ‘excess of the agency’s statutory authority.’