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S. 1840: A bill to establish certain requirements for the small refineries exemption of the renewable fuels provisions under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Deb Fischer

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Nebraska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Jun 13, 2019

Introduced on Jun 13, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 13, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Ernst Statement on EPA Small Refinery Exemptions and Application Denials Announcement
    — Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 10, 2019

The Ripon Advance: EPAs proposed volume standards dont consider impact of certain exemptions, says Ernst
    — Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 9, 2019

Ernst Pushes for Greater Transparency in Small Refinery Waiver Process
    — Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 18, 2019

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Jun 13, 2019

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S. 1840 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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