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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AU44 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: Section 610 Review of Renewable Fuels Standard Program(Section 610 Review) 

The rulemaking Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: Changes to Renewable Fuel Standard Program” was finalized by EPA in March 2010 (75 FR 14669, March 26, 2010). The final regulations made a number of changes to the existing Renewable Fuel Standard program while retaining many elements of the compliance and trading system already in place. The final rule also implemented the revised statutory definitions and criteria, most notably the greenhouse gas emission thresholds for renewable fuels and new limits on renewable biomass feedstocks. This entry in the regulatory agenda describes EPA's review of this action pursuant to section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 610). As part of this review, EPA is considering comments on the following factors: (1) the continued need for the rule; (2) the nature of complaints or comments received concerning the rule; (3) the complexity of the rule; (4) the extent to which the rule overlaps, duplicates, or conflicts with other Federal, State, or local government rules; and (5) the degree to which the technology, economic conditions or other factors have changed in the area affected by the rule.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
RFA Section 610 Review: Section 610 Review 
CFR Citation: None     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 610   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  03/26/2010  75 FR 14669   
Begin Review  06/24/2019  84 FR 29689   
Comment Period Extended  08/27/2019  84 FR 44804   
End Review  To Be Determined 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Jessica Mroz
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-1094

Julia Burch
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-0961