Description: Threatened legal action against EPA for failing to triennially report on the environmental and resource conservation impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard program and to complete "anti-backsliding" study.
Sierra Club, Notice of Intent to File Suit Against EPA for Failure to Conduct Triennial Reports to Congress on Environmental and Conservation Impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 02/23/2017 Notice of Intent to Sue Download Notice of intent to sue submitted to EPA. Sierra Club Told EPA It Would Sue Over Failure to Report on Renewable Fuel Standard’s Environmental and Conservation Impacts. Sierra Club submitted a notice of intent to file a Clean Air Act citizen suit against EPA for failing to report to Congress triennially on the environmental and resource conservation impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. Sierra Club asserted that EPA also had failed to comply with a requirement that it complete an “anti-backsliding” study to determine whether RFS volumes adversely impact air quality.