Posts Tagged ‘RFS2’

Renewable Fuels Standard under Fire-Again

Posted in Energy on Friday, April 19th, 2013. No comments yet
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The goal of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard is to increase the use of alternative fuels in the transportation fuels mix. Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy industry team, looks at this law versus the realities of today’s energy demand. As discussed in a previous post, the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and the […]

Addressing the Renewable Fuel Standard and Blend Wall

Posted in Refining, Regulatory Compliance on Thursday, January 17th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Federal, state, and local regulations keep changing and impact process manufacturers’ operations. Emerson’s Patrick Truesdale provided an update on the US Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) at a past American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers conference (formerly National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, NPRA). Here is the history of the RFS from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website: […]

Re-Visiting the Renewable Fuels Standard

Posted in Energy on Friday, June 8th, 2012. 2 comments so far
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In today’s guest post, Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy industry team, revisits the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and its impact on the industry. The Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), first signed into law as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, established mandates for the use of biofuels in the US […]

Addressing the Challenges of the Renewable Fuel Standards Regulations

Posted in Refining, Regulatory Compliance on Thursday, July 28th, 2011. No comments yet
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U.S. refiners have been changing the way they make the fuels we use every day as a result of federal regulations. Emerson’s Patrick Truesdale and Chris Connor will present at the 2011 Emerson Exchange on the Renewable Fuel Standards 2 (RFS2). These regulations became the law of the land with the Energy Independence and Security […]