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Renewable Fuels Standard

U.S. EPA Finalizes Its RFS Volumes Rule

December 1, 2015 in Biodiesel, Biofuels, Regulations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘The Biofuel Industry Is an Incredible American Success Story’

The U.S. EPA released the final volume requirements under its Renewable Fuel Standard program for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 this week, as well as final volume requirements for biomass-based diesel for 2014 to 2017.
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EPA Posts New Renewable Goals

June 2, 2015 in Biofuels, Regulations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

RFS Proposal Disappoints Some Advanced Fuels Developers

The U.S. EPA has proposed new volume requirements under its Renewable Fuel Standard program for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. The agency also proposed volume requirements for biomass-based diesel for 2017.
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Study Ignites Grass Biofuels Debate

February 24, 2013 in Biodiesel, Biofuels, Ethanol, Studies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Study Likens Damage to Deforestation in Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia,
RFA Issues a Rebuttal Citing ‘Crop Switching, Not Cropland Expansion’

A study by researchers at South Dakota State University has raised alarm about the impact of biofuels industry growth on grasslands in five upper Midwest states comprising the WCB, or western corn belt.
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Biodiesel Tops a Billion Gallons Again

January 25, 2013 in Biodiesel, Biofuels by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Industry Pleased Too at Friday’s Positive Court Ruling

The U.S. biodiesel industry broke the 1 billion gallon mark in 2012 for the second consecutive year, the National Biodiesel Board reports, citing year-end production figures released January 23 by the U.S. EPA. The total volume of nearly 1.1 billion gallons was roughly flat over 2011 production, exceeding it by just 6 million gallons, NBB says.
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