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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AV14 Publication ID: Fall 2022 
Title: Volume Requirements for 2023 and Beyond Under the Renewable Fuel Standard Program 
Abstract:

The statutory provisions in the Clean Air Act governing the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program provide target volumes of renewable fuel for the RFS program only through 2022. For years 2023 and thereafter, EPA must set those volumes based on an analysis of factors specified in the statute. This rulemaking will establish volume requirements beginning in 2023.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 80   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq., Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  By statute, the Set Rule is required to establish applicable volumes14 months ahead of the first year (2023).  10/31/2021 

Statement of Need: Under the statute, target volumes of renewable fuel for the RFS program are provided only through 2022. For years 2023 and thereafter, EPA must set those volumes based on an analysis of factors specified in the statute.

Summary of the Legal Basis: CAA section 211(o)

Alternatives: EPA may request comment to address alternative options in the proposed rule.

Anticipated Costs and Benefits: EPA will analyze costs and benefits in the proposed rule.

Risks: EPA will evaluate the risks of this rulemaking.

Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/00/2022 
Final Rule  06/00/2023 
Additional Information: .
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
Sectors Affected: 324 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing; 3241 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing; 32411 Petroleum Refineries; 324110 Petroleum Refineries 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
David Korotney
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
N27,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone:734 214-4507
Email: korotney.david@epa.gov

Dallas Burkholder
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
N26, 2565 Plymouth Road,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone:734 214-4766
Email: burkholder.dallas@epa.gov