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Arugments Heard in California Low-Carbon Fuel Case

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on behalf of ATA and other interested parties on October 16 surrounding the constitutionality of California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard



Federal Jury Finds no Fault in Kansas Hot Fuels Case

A September 24 jury verdict from the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan. ruled that selling fuel that has not been adjusted for its temperature does not constitute deceptive practices and does not violate the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. At issue


EPA Rule Mandates Increased Biodiesel Production in 2013

On September 14, EPA announced it will require 1.28 billion gallons of bio-based diesel production in 2013, finalizing a standard it proposed more than a year ago. The final volume is an increase from the 1 billion gallons that EPA required in 2012. EPA h


EPA Issues Smartway Retread Performace Standards

This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the establishment of low-rolling resistance performance standards for tire retread products used on line-haul Class 8 trucks. Use of verified low-rolling resistance retreads is expected to prov