Extension of 2019 and 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard Compliance and Attest Engagement Reporting Deadlines
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EPA finalized a rule to extend the renewable fuel standard (RFS) program’s compliance deadlines for 2019 and 2020. Under the extended deadlines, obligated parties must submit 2020 compliance documentation by January 31, 2022; and the associated attest engagement reports by June 1, 2022. EPA also extended the deadline for obligated parties to submit attest engagement reports for the 2021 compliance year to September 1, 2022. The deadline for obligated parties to submit compliance documentation for 2021 is unchanged.
Finally, EPA extended the deadlines for small refineries to comply with 2019 volume standards. Under the extended deadlines small refineries must submit 2019 compliance documents by November 30, 2021; and the associated attest engagement reports by June 1, 2022.
- Final Rule (PDF) (6 pp, 298 K, published April 1, 2021, About PDF)
- RFS Compliance Date Extension: Response to Comments (PDF) (43 pp, 428 K, March 2021, EPA-420-R-21-008, About PDF)
- Proposed rule (PDF) (5 pp, 263 K, published January 15, 2021, About PDF)