S. 3428 (112th): Renewable Fuel Standard Flexibility Act

Jul 24, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Jul 24, 2012
Benjamin Cardin
Senator from Maryland
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Jul 24, 2012
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3097 (Related)
Renewable Fuel Standard Flexibility Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 05, 2011

Full Title

A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to partially waive the renewable fuel standard when corn inventories are low.


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2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)

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Renewable Fuel Standard Flexibility Act - Amends the Clean Air Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): (1) by November 30 each year, to determine and publish the estimated U.S. corn stocks-to-use ratio for the applicable crop year; and (2) to waive the renewable fuel program's requirements for the next calendar year by reducing the national quantity of renewable fuel otherwise required by specified amounts based on the ratio determined.
Prohibits: (1) waivers granted under this Act from affecting the volume of advanced biofuel under such program, or (2) the Administrator from allowing any volume of conventional biofuel to be used to satisfy the requirement for advanced biofuel.

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