40 CFR 80.1143 - What are the opt-in provisions for noncontiguous states and territories?
(b) The Administrator will approve the petition if it meets the provisions of paragraphs (c) and (d) of this section.
(1) A petition submitted under this section must be received by the Agency by November 1 for the state or territory to be included in the RFS program in the next calendar year.
(2) A petition submitted under this section should be sent to either of the following addresses:
(i)For U.S. Mail: U.S. EPA - Attn: RFS Program, 6406J, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460.
(ii)For overnight or courier services: U.S. EPA, Attn: RFS Program, 6406J, 1310 L Street, NW., 6th floor, Washington, DC 20005.
(e) Upon approval of the petition by the Administrator:
(2) Beginning on January 1 of the next calendar year, all gasoline refiners and importers in the state or territory for which a petition has been approved shall be obligated parties as defined in § 80.1106.
(3) Beginning on January 1 of the next calendar year, all renewable fuel producers in the State or territory for which a petition has been approved shall, pursuant to § 80.1126(a)(2), be required to generate RINs and assign them to batches of renewable fuel.