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Judge rules EPA can’t mandate
use of nonexistent biofuels

Daily Caller, by Michael Bastasch

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Posted By:pinkpanther, 1/26/2013 12:35:32 PM

A federal court delivered a serious blow to the Environmental Protection Agency’s renewable fuel agenda, ruling that the agency exceeded its authority by mandating refiners use cellulosic biofuels, which isn’t commercially available. The court sided with the country’s chief oil and gas lobby, the American Petroleum Institute, in striking down the 2012 EPA mandate that would have forced refineries to purchase more than $8 million in credits for 8.65 million of gallons of the cellulosic biofuel. However, none of the biofuel is commercially available. “[W]e agree with API that EPA’s 2012 projection

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/26/2013 1:00:34 PM     (No. 9140703)

Hey, EPA; Thwap!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jalo1951, 1/26/2013 1:04:17 PM     (No. 9140711)

A government agency has mandated that refiners use a certain biofuel that isn´t available. That kind of action explains a lot why we are going down the toilet bowl.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: The Advocate, 1/26/2013 1:25:14 PM     (No. 9140744)

Phantom biofuels for Marxist EPA.
Need to prosecute Lisa Jackson for her coercive use of positio while violating laws with secret email account.
Who would benefit financially from these credits?


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/26/2013 1:31:51 PM     (No. 9140758)

"However, the decision did not strike down EPA mandates for refiners to use other renewable fuels, like ethanol and biodiesel, into gasoline."

Court ruling was a partial victory for consumers. However, the EPA madness that we burn corn in cars is still in place. Risk now is that EPA increases its 10% ethanol requirement to 15% to 20% to buy votes in Iowa and other corn growing states. Ethanol reduces automobile gas mileage while raising costs of gasoline, a double hammer on consumers.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/26/2013 1:45:50 PM     (No. 9140777)

Ethanol ruined the motor on my boat to the tune of $3,000.00 and has cost me numerous trips to a lawn equipment mechanic due to gummed up engines.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: birddog, 1/26/2013 1:50:13 PM     (No. 9140783)

Tell me please..What is this rulings affect on the proposed airline requirements to fly on Unicorn Breath by 2014? Will this slow the compulsory introduction of Di-Lithium propulsion and Mandatory issuance/purchase of the Mr. Fusion Home Energy Reactor? "Hope is not a strategy, nor much of a Plan"

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Penney, 1/26/2013 1:55:28 PM     (No. 9140794)

LOL!!! That this headline expresses what is but common sense says all ANYONE needs to know about 0bama´s policy dream fantasies and the relevance of the disasterous EPA!

Defund ALL beltway agencies which do more harm than good. ...There is quite a lengthy list.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: uno, 1/26/2013 2:11:49 PM     (No. 9140816)

Put science in the hands of no-nothing politicians and lawyers and you wind up with a mandate for unobtainium!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 1/26/2013 2:33:19 PM     (No. 9140849)

I am still waiting patiently for someone to explain something. For all of our brave talk of freedom, how did things come to this? How is it that unelected, unelected bureaucrats have the power to issue diktats with the force of law, regulations that are idiotic yet affect millions of us? I can understand LAWS, voted on by the bicameral national legislature and agreed to by the chief executive. But this path of rule by decree of apparatchiks has not only got to stop, it must be utterly invalidated. I will never again support any candidate who is the leas comfortable with legislation that cedes implementation authority to some government bureau.
With respect to this particular idiocy, what are the names of all the imbeciles involved? What day were they fired? If not, why not?


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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/26/2013 2:45:40 PM     (No. 9140868)

A Judge needs to rule the alphabet organizations of the Executive can´t mandate anything. That´s merely legislation by surreptitious means.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jl80863, 1/26/2013 3:45:54 PM     (No. 9140974)

"The EPA announces new restrictions on the use of unobtainium"

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Reply 12 - Posted by: judy, 1/26/2013 5:07:02 PM     (No. 9141073)

Typical dem...make the laws so complicated no one can understand them, then sue for not complying with a non-existent fuel...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/26/2013 6:26:14 PM     (No. 9141175)

And-and, then we at EPA want some muti-mile magic fairy dust to be added that makes gasoline go a hundred miles more on a gallon, and then we wan´em to put in some elf powders than make cars as light as a feather and then they haf´ta put in some gremlin goo that makes the exhaust fumes smell like fresh cherry pies and then . . . .

What a bunch of childish idiots working at the EPA! And to think, they rule over us with an iron fist, too.

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